Public Dialogues on Catholic Social Thought

Public Dialogues on Catholic Social Thought

The Initiative hosts regular and substantive 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 twenty Dialogues have drawn more than 12,000 people to hear diverse perspectives on Pope Francis’ leadership, faith and politics, 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.

Dahlgren Dialogues

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.

Events

Panelists speak at Dialogue on Emerging Leaders on Polarization in a Broken Church and Nation.
Dec
4
2018

Emerging Leaders on Polarization in a Broken Church and Nation

Where can we find hope and ways forward in tough times? Clerical sexual abuse and its cover-up have caused justified anger and anguish among Catholics, and some are using the suffering of victims to pursue their own ideological agendas. Meanwhile, the 2018 midterm elections brought more divisive and…

Videos

Civil Dialogue in a Divided Nation: Lay Leadership in a Broken Church (Video)

February 8, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 7 minutes

Beyond the Wall: Human Impacts, Moral Principles, and Policy Directions on Immigration (Video)

February 4, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes

Emerging Leaders on Polarization in a Broken Church and Nation (Video)

December 4, 2018

Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes