Climate Change – Protecting the Planet & the Poor, with Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez

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Please join the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life for a Public Dialogue on Pope Francis’ Environmental Encyclical: Protecting the Planet and the Poor, a conversation with Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez.

Cardinal Rodriguez is Chair of Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals, the first Cardinal from Honduras, and leads the Church’s efforts to protect the planet and the poor. The conversation will be moderated by John Carr, Director of the Initiative. Faculty from Georgetown Law Center will respond including Edith Brown Weiss, Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law; and John Podesta, Distinguished Visitor from Practice and former Counselor to President Barack Obama on climate change and energy policy.

Oscar Rodriguez, Cardinal

Department: Georgetown Climate Center

Event Coordinator: Sara Colangelo,

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600 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington DC 20001

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