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Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga speaks at Latino Leader Gathering

Latino Leader Gatherings

The Initiative regularly brings together young Latino Catholics to explore key issues and personal stories involving faith and public life with distinguished Latinos and other leaders. These events also offer valuable opportunities for discussion, reflection, networking at happy hours and receptions, and community-building. These gatherings are supported by the Initiative's Latino Leadership Group which is made up of national leaders in the Latino community.  Past topics include the impact of a pope from Latin America, immigration issues, and lay leadership in the Latino community.


Pope Francis walks with young people in Poland for World Youth Day on 2016

Who Is My Neighbor?

More than 2,000 years ago, Jesus was asked, “Who is my neighbor?” and responded with the memorable parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:29-37). Pope Francis made Jesus’ response the centerpiece of his powerful encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. This letter to all the world is a global and personal call…


Who Is My Neighbor? (Video)

October 7, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes

Young and Latino Leaders on Immigration: Continuing Challenges, New Urgency, Time for Action (Video)

May 4, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes

Life, Young Latinos, and COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here? (Video)

March 30, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes