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WHAT:

Panel Discussion: "The Obama Administration and the Catholic Social Agenda"

WHEN: 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Vincent Walter Room, Curley Hall
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.

DETAILS:

How will the administration of President-elect Barack Obama address issues of importance to the Catholic Church, such as poverty, peace, immigration, life issues, environmental stewardship and globalization? A panel of experts, moderated by William Barbieri, associate dean and associate professor in CUA's School of Theology and Religious Studies, will explore such topics in a panel discussion titled "The Obama Administration and the Catholic Social Agenda."

Panelists will include: John Langan, S.J., Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Professor of Catholic Social Thought at Georgetown University; Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics at CUA and Life Cycle Institute fellow; John Steinbruner, professor and director of the Center of International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland; and Leslie Tentler, professor of history at CUA and Life Cycle Institute fellow. Stephen Schneck, director of the Life Cycle Institute and associate professor of politics at CUA, will introduce the panel.

For more information, contact the Life Cycle Institute at 202-319-5999.

SPONSOR: Life Cycle Institute

MEDIA: To cover the discussion, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.

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