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Ending Extreme Poverty Now: Working Together with the Poor

We are called to confront the poverty of our brothers and sisters, to touch it, to make it our own and to take practical steps to alleviate it. -Pope Francis, 12/26/13

Join the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (CUA), United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Relief Services, Catholic Charities USA, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Africa Faith & Justice Network as we discuss how we are working to end extreme poverty now. Keynote speakers will include Most Rev. Bernardito C. Auza, Apostolic Nuncio to the United Nations and archbishop of Suacia; and Alex Their, assistant administrator for the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning at USAID. The night will also include a musical reflection and performance by Sara Groves, a singer, songwriter, and recording artist who has been nominated for seven Dove Awards.

The event is on Tues., April 28, 2015, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the Great Rooms of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center at The Catholic University of America (CUA) 620 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, DC.  For more information, click here.

A link to the live streaming page of the event will be posted here on April 28.