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The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at The Catholic University of America is a community of scholars and researchers engaged in the analysis of public policy issues related to Catholic social thought. To learn more about the Institute and the research interests of IPR Fellows, please click here. 

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

Video from Ending Extreme Poverty Now is available.  To view the video, please click here. The event featured representatives from major relief agencies and was co-sponsored by: 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. There were two keynote presentations, a musical reflection, and a dynamic discussion.

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