The Initiative brought together over 50 mostly lay leaders for the “National Convening on Lay Leadership for a Wounded Church and Divided Nation” from June 14-15, 2019 at Georgetown University. The participants built relationships across…
The Initiative's annual report provides an overview and highlights of key programming during the 2017-2018 academic year, such as a national Convening on Overcoming Polarization Through Catholic Social Thought and a series of Dahlgren Dialogues.
This blog brings together leading policymakers, academics, Initiative staff, students, and others to discuss applications of Catholic Social Thought to contemporary issues and the relationship between faith and public life.
The Initiative is a unique effort to promote dialogue on Catholic Social Thought and national and global issues; build bridges across political, religious, and ideological lines; and encourage a new generation of Catholic lay leaders.
Previous Annual Reports
The Initiative's annual report provides an overview and highlights of key programming during the 2016-2017 academic year, such as the Convening of 40 U.S. and Vatican leaders, including Cardinal Peter Turkson and Archbishop Silvano Tomasi.
The Initiative's third annual report covers its activities and programming during the 2015-2016 academic year, including Pope Francis' visit to the United States.
The Initiative's second annual report covers its activities and programming during the 2014-2015 academic year, with a particular highlight on the historic Catholic-Evangelical Summit on Overcoming Poverty.
An extraordinary beginning, the Initiative's inaugural annual report covers its activities and programming during the 2013-2014 academic year.