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President Barack Obama speaks at a National Leadership Convening on poverty in May 2015.

Poverty

Overcoming poverty in the richest nation on earth is a moral imperative and urgent national priority. Poverty has economic, political, cultural, and spiritual dimensions. These dialogues explore the human and moral costs of poverty and how people with differing political, ideological, and religious perspectives can work together to lift people out of poverty in the United States and internationally.

Events

Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J.
Sep
16
2019

A Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ

Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, is known around the world for her tireless work against the death penalty. She has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on capital punishment and in shaping the Catholic Church’s vigorous opposition to all executions. In this Faith and Culture Series…

Videos

A Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ (Video)

September 16, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 1 minutes

The Dignity of Work: Putting Workers at the Center of a Divided Economy (Video)

March 25, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 48 minutes

Stand for Life, All Life, Every Life: Resisting the Throwaway Culture (Video)

January 15, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes