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Hispanic Civic Engagement Series:
Discussion with Miguel Díaz, the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See


5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room B
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
DETAILS: Miguel Díaz, U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, will launch The Catholic University of America’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a talk on Sept. 13. Born in Cuba, Díaz is the first Hispanic person to represent the United States at the Vatican. He became ambassador in August 2009. Prior to that he was a professor of theology at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn., and at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minn. He is the author of On Being Human: U.S. Hispanic and Rahnerian Perspectives (Orbis Books, 2002), for which he received the Hispanic Theological Initiative’s 2002 Book of the Year Award from Princeton Theological Seminary.


The event is free and open to the public. A light reception will follow. For more information, contact Ryan-Allen McKinney, associate director, Office of Campus Activities, at 202-319-6003 or go to


Latin American and Latino Studies Program
Office of Campus Activities
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

MEDIA: For more information on covering this event, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.


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