Thousands of policymakers, journalists, students, scholars, Catholic and interfaith leaders, and engaged citizens have attended the Initiative’s timely, civil, and substantive conversations about the implications of Catholic Social Thought on some of the most important issues facing our nation and world.

Event Highlights

Dahlgren Dialogues

A new series of substantive conversations in the context of prayer and reflection. These conversations are held in the Dahlgren Chapel with experienced leaders in relevant fields on current topics at the intersection of faith and public life.

The Francis Factor Dialogues

After the Pope's surprising election in 2013, the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life has sought to create dialogue surrounding Pope Francis' impact and message for the world.