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E.J. Dionne speaking to audience at Salt and Light Gathering

Salt and Light Gatherings

The Initiative regularly brings together young Catholics in Washington to explore links between faith, Catholic social thought, and their lives and work, especially on public policy. These unique Salt and Light Gatherings are for Catholics under 40 years old who work on Capitol Hill or in the administration, other branches of government, or public policy organizations. They are held in the Capitol or at Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies, with presentations and discussion on a critical topic, opportunities for networking, and a happy hour and reception.

Events

Catholics and others protest the killing of George Floyd. Photo by Bob Roller/Catholic News Service.
Oct
13
2020

Religion and Race

The killing of George Floyd sparked a renewed racial justice reckoning in our nation. The national response to police violence against Black Americans has affected our country and communities in a way previously unseen in a generation. These recent events have led our communities to examine more…

Videos

Religion and Race (Video)

October 13, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes

Moving Beyond a Life on Hold (Video)

April 27, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes

Life and Dignity, Justice and Solidarity (Video)

April 6, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 14 minutes