Save the Date!
Thursday, January 19, 2017,
JCU welcomes the Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, Ph.D., S.T.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Belleville, Illinois, who will present:
The Catholic Church and the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Racial Divide Revisited.
What is the position of the Catholic Church concerning the Black Lives Matter Movement? How should Catholics and other people of faith respond? Join Bishop Braxton for a lecture and discussion about contemporary race relations in the United States and their relevance in the life of the American Catholic Church.
Bp. Braxton’s talk will begin at 7:30 pm on January 19 in the Donahue Auditorium, Dolan Science Center.
Sponsored by the Office for University Mission and Identity, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, and the Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. Made possible by a grant from the JCU Jesuit Community.
For more information, see sites.jcu.edu/mission.
This event is presented as a part of the 2017 Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future yearlong, community-wide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Carl Stokes’ election as mayor of Cleveland. JCU joins over 60 Cleveland-area participants on this project. For more information about this and other events in the Stokes Commemoration project, see stokes50cle.com.