WASHINGTON (September 6, 2005) – Chicago's Cardinal Francis E. George and Senator Alejandro Foxley of the Chilean Senate will keynote a breakfast meeting of Catholic bishops and other religious leaders, international financial policymakers, and legislators from 19 Western Hemisphere countries on Thursday, September 8, in Washington.
The breakfast discussion, which is open to media coverage, is part of a two-day conference sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank and organized by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM). A media availability with Cardinal George, Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick of Washington, and Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, Honduras will follow immediately.
|WHAT:||Trade, Growth, and Poverty Reduction: Public Policy, Moral Aspects and Social Justice|
|WHO:||Cardinal Francis E. George, Archbishop of Chicago|
On "Authentic Integration of the Americas"
Senator Alejandro Foxley, Congress of Chile
on "Integration of the Americas: Towards Growth, Poverty
Reduction, and Social Justice"
|WHERE:||Pope John Paul II Cultural Center|
3900 Harewood Road NW, Washington, DC
|WHEN:||September 8, 2005|
|MEDIA COVERAGE:||Thursday, September 8:
|CONTACT:||David Early, USCCB Communications, 202-541-3200|
Rev. Andrew Small, USCCB, Office of International Justice and Peace, 202-607-1126 (cell)