[CUA Office of Public Affairs]           

June 24, 2004


Vatican Correspondent Delivers Annual Catholic Common Ground Lecture



WHAT:                         Sixth annual Catholic Common Ground Initiative Lecture and presentation of the annual Cardinal Bernardin Award.



WHEN:                         8 p.m., Friday, June 25



WHERE:                       The Catholic University of America

                        Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center — Great Room

                                    620 Michigan Ave. NE

                        Washington, DC



DETAILS:                     The National Catholic Reporter’s Rome correspondent, John Allen, will deliver the Catholic Common Ground Initiative Lecture, and Harvard University law Professor Mary Ann Glendon will respond, at the annual gathering of the Catholic Common Ground Initiative. Allen’s lecture is titled “Common Ground in a Global Key: International Lessons in Catholic Dialogue.” Receiving the annual Cardinal Bernardin Award will be Dolores Leckey, senior fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center.



The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.



SPONSORS:                 The National Pastoral Life Center, CUA School of Theology and Religious Studies