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Public Dialogues

The Initiative hosts civil and substantive Public Dialogues on the implications of Catholic social thought in public life and on key domestic and international policy issues involving respected policymakers, journalists, scholars, religious leaders, and other experts. More than 90 Public Dialogues have drawn more than 215,000 people to hear diverse perspectives on faith and politics, Pope Francis’ leadership, poverty and economics, immigration and environment, human life and dignity, terrorism and peace, roles of women in the Church and society, and other global topics.



Award-winning Film Join or Die and Dialogue on Isolation or Community? Solidarity in America (Video)

November 2, 2023

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Caring for the Environment and Each Other: Pope Francis’ Follow-up to Laudato Si’ (Video)

October 12, 2023

Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes

Catholic Sisters Living the Church’s Social Mission (Video)

September 14, 2023

Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes