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Media Advisory

 

WHAT:             Colloquium: ‘Finding the Place for the Other: The Future of Jewish-Christian Dialogue’

 

WHEN:             1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 10

 

WHERE:           The Catholic University of America

                        Columbus School of Law

Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom

                        620 Michigan Ave., N.E.

                        Washington, D.C.

 

DETAILS:         Cardinal William Keeler, archbishop of Baltimore, will be one of several key speakers at “Finding the Place for the Other: The Future of Jewish-Christian Dialogue,” a colloquium that will explore commonalities that Jews and Christians share and examine how they can establish a meaningful conversation about faith and religion. Other speakers will include Rev. Norbert Hofman, secretary of the Commission for Pontifical Relations with the Jews; Ellis Rivkin, professor emeritus of Jewish history at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion; and Rabbi Jack Bemporad, director of the Center for Interreligious Understanding in Secaucus, N.J.            

 

The colloquium is sponsored by CUA’s Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue, the Interdisciplinary Program on Law and Religion at the Columbus School of Law and the Center for Interreligious Understanding in Secaucus, N.J. The mission of CUA’s Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue is to foster understanding and dialogue across different religious orientations. For more information, call 202-319-6169 or visit http://iisd.cua.edu.        

 

MEDIA:             To cover this event, contact Chris Harrison in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.

 

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