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Comforting Jesus Christ in Combating Hunger, Sickness, and Poverty


April 2, 2009

Presenter: Ken Hackett, president, Catholic Relief Services.

Pope Benedict XVI wrote in Deus Caritas Est  that “love for widows and orphans, prisoners, and the sick and needy of every kind, is as essential to [the Church] as the ministry of the sacraments and preaching of the Gospel.”  Who are our neighbors and how do we express this love for them in the 21st century?  This presentation discusses how building global solidarity can transform our world.

Cosponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry and The Church in the 21st Century Center