Panel Discussion: POPE FRANCIS & ECONOMIC JUSTICE – Wed June 4th, 4:30pm, SEIU 1199 Dorchester
“Money must serve, not rule! The Pope loves everyone, rich and poor alike, but he is obliged in the name of Christ to remind all that the rich must help, respect and promote the poor. I exhort you to generous solidarity and to the return of economics and finance to an ethical approach which favors human beings.”
— Pope Francis
Co-Sponsored with Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice (CSWJ).
This June 4th panel examining Pope Francis’ views and pronouncements on Economic Justice is open to the public. This event is being held during CSWJ’s annual national conference that’s being held this June 3-4, 2014 in Boston. This year’s CSWJ conference is focused on adjunct faculty in our colleges and universities.
Our terrific Panelists will include:
Fr. J. Bryan Hehir, Secretary, Healthcare and Social Services, Archdiocese of Boston, and the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Sr. Mary Priniski,O.P. Chapter Prioress, MidAtlantic Chapter Adrian Dominican Sisters, Greater Atlanta GA; former Executive Secretary-Chaplain, Labor Guild (2008-2009), and previously served with Southerners for Economic Justice and Interfaith Worker Justice.
Brian Lang, President, UNITE HERE Local #26, and Board Member, Labor Guild.
Elaine Bernard, Executive Director, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School, and directs the Harvard Trade Union Program.
DATE: WEDNESDAY June 4th 2014 at 4:30PM
1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East Corcoran Jennison Building
150 Mt Vernon Street, 2nd Floor
Dorchester MA 02125
Via MBTA: UMass/JFK/Columbia T Station – 1199 is a short one block walk.
Cost: $10 at door or Register online. Refreshments.
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