Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Religious Peacebuilding Amidst Political Polarization: A U.S.-Northern Ireland Dialogue


Location: Virtual Event

Religious actors in the United States and Northern Ireland each face ongoing challenges of conflict and violence tied to political polarization. While the two cases present distinct dynamics and call for distinct responses, what lessons might be learned about how religion can be a force for peace, justice and reconciliation in deeply-polarized societies? …

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Still Relevant: The Nuclear Exposure Compensation Act


Location: Virtual - Zoom

Map of RECA Covered Areas

Join us for the continuing series of monthly conversations, Creating a World without Nuclear Weapons, focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons that will engage students from Catholic Universities, which include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, and university partners in Japan, Africa, South America, Mexico, and more. Conversations will address the moral implications of using the bomb, current and critical nuclear issues, and what can be done to move forward toward the Papal vision of  “nuclear zero.…

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Glimmers of Hope for Peace in South Sudan: The Role of Sant'Egidio in Peace Processes.


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Featuring Andrea Bartoli, President of the Sant'Egidio Foundation for Peace and Dialogue

Since its key role in facilitating the 1992 Mozambique accord, Sant'Egidio, a lay Catholic community based in Rome, has become widely recognized as a leader in Track 2 diplomacy by civil society actors. Sant'Egidio is now playing a key role in helping to move forward the peace process in South Sudan after years of efforts by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and other actors.…

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021