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What Does a ‘New and Universal Solidarity’ Look Like? Reflections After Pope Francis’s Visit

Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice at Xavier University – Gillian Ahlgren, Tim Severyn
Building on the momentum of Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, this session will give us a chance to reflect upon the key messages of his recent encyclical and discuss the components of a “new and universal solidarity.” We will also address how we can begin the “bold cultural revolution” to which Francis invites us.

Here is the link to the website: http://ignatiansolidarity.net/iftj/speakers/

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Gillian Ahlgren
Dr. Ahlgren has been teaching the Christian mystical tradition to college-age students, graduate students, and adult learners for over 26 years. She is an internationally-recognized scholar of the tradition, an experienced spiritual director, and engages a regular practice of contemplative prayer. A popular teacher, public speaker and writer, she also gives several retreats per year. She is the Founding Director of Xavier University’s Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice.