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April 2, 2002

                                                                                   

Lecture Explores Issues of Concern to Catholic African-American Women

 

Segregation and other issues of concern to African-American women in the Catholic Church will be the topic of the annual Lecture of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, to be held Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m. in Hannan Hall’s Herzfeld Auditorium.

 

Shawn Copeland, a theology professor at Marquette University, will present the lecture, entitled “To Be a Daughter of the Church: Segregation and Separation in African American Catholic Women’s Experience.”

 

A reception will follow the lecture, which is free and open to the public.

 

The annual Lecture of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas is sponsored by the School of Religious Studies.

 

For more information, contact Kyle M. Rose in the Department of Church History at 703-655-3710 or by e-mail: KyleMRose@aol.com.

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