EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT - www.crossroadsdc.org
Crossroads Washington, D.C. Cultural Center would like to invite you to an important event that will take place on Friday, October 17th, at 5:30 pm, at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. In an effort to delve more deeply into the urgent need for the universal embrace of human rights for all peoples everywhere and in all times, we have organized a panel whose goal is to unpack and examine the words of Pope Benedict XVI at the UN last April. In light of their extensive experience and mutual desire to serve, these distinguished guests will lead us into the future with a look at the speech that made world headlines.
THE ORIGIN AND THE FUTURE OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Reason for our Hope
Reflections on Pope Benedict XVI’s Speech to the UN
Opening Remarks will be addressed by:
Archbishop Celestino MIGLIORE
Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN
Chairman of the Inter- American Commission on Human Rights OAS and Associate Professor of Law at Notre Dame
Director of Hudson Institute's Project for Civil Justice Reform and Project for International Religious Liberty
The panel will be moderated by
William E. DeMars
Chairman of the Department of Government, Wofford College
We would be honored by your consideration of participating in this event, which is free and open to the public.
Crossroads Cultural Center