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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Symposium: Under Caesar's Sword


Location: National Press Club, Washington, DC

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This one-day symposium will feature the launch of the report, In Response to Persecution, of the Under Caesar’s Sword Project.

How do Christians respond to persecution? How can the rest of the world exercise solidarity with them? This day-long public symposium will propose concrete recommendations for action in response to these questions. It will feature globally prominent speakers on religious freedom and leading scholars of global Christianity. A highlight will be the launch of the report, In Response to Persecution

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

2017 Evangelium Vitae Medal Mass and Banquet


Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart, South Dining Hall

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The Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture will award the 2017 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to the Jerome Lejeune Foundation on April 29, 2017.

The Jerome Lejeune Foundation was established in 1996 to continue the work of its saintly namesake, Professor Jerome Lejeune, by supporting groundbreaking research, advocacy, and healthcare for those with intellectual disabilities. With branches in Paris, Philadelphia, Madrid, and Dubai, the Foundation is the largest private funder of research into genetic therapies in the world. In addition to funding ethically-conducted research, the Foundation provides direct health care and education, and advocates for legal protections for persons with disabilities.…

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