John Carr on “Faithful Politics” – Feb 12

Posted by Cabrini University on February 11, 2020

Cabrini University extends an invitation to its annual Mother Ursula Lecture.  This year we are welcoming John Carr of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life from Georgetown University to give a talk on “Faithful Politics.” This lecture will kick off our spring lecture series on “Building a Civilization of Love”: Faith and Politics in the United States.

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 4:30 PM
Location: Bruckmann Memorial Chapel of St. Jospeh, Cabrini University (There is limited parking immediately in front of the chapel, with additional parking in various lots on campus.)

John Carr is the founder and director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University. He served for over 20 years as director of the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, directing the Conference’s public policy and advocacy efforts on major domestic and international issues as well as sharing Catholic social teaching on human life and dignity, solidarity, faithful citizenship, and care for creation.

Mr. Carr’s lecture is the keynote for our LIVING JUSTICE in the American Catholic Church spring lecture series (–awareness/living_justice). Sponsored by the Wolfington Center ( at Cabrini University, this year’s theme is “Building a Civilization of Love: Faith and Politics in the United States.” It will feature two panel discussions with scholars, activists, and public figures discussing forms of political involvement coming out of faith communities in the Philadelphia area.

For more information please email Dr. Ray Ward, Director of the Wolfington Center:  RSVPs are welcome but not necessary, please contact Megan Norris:

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