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The 2018 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and 16 collaborating organizations, attracts more than 500 participants from around the country and seeks to equip Catholic leaders to bring the voice of faith to the public square. This year's theme is "Building Community: A Call to the Common Good." Participants will focus on issues such as racism, the environment and immigration.When: February 3-6, 2018.
Speakers to include:
Joining the USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development in organizing the Gathering are numerous other USCCB departments and national Catholic organizations, including Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Catholic Rural Life, the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, and others.
Press release available at: www.usccb.org/news/2017/17-249.cfm.
of the meeting is open to credentialed media. Reporters interested in covering
the gathering can download a credential application form and submit it by email.
More information is available online: www.catholicsocialministrygathering.org/.
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