Michael O. Garvey | Feb. 26, 2014 | Notre Dame News
Bishop Alvaro Ramazzini of Guatemala and University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., will be among the scholars, pastoral workers, church leaders, public policymakers and advocates for migrants and refugees who will gather at the University from March 2 to 5 for a conference on the role of the Catholic Church in the lives of migrants and refugees.
Titled “The Church and Immigration” and hosted by Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, the conference will begin with a keynote address by Bishop Ramazzini at 7 p.m. March 2 (Sunday) in the McKenna Hall auditorium. Other bishops at the conference will include Bishop Eusebio Elizondo of Seattle, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, and Bishop John Wester of Salt Lake City, chair of the USCCB communications committee.
Portions of the conference will be broadcast live and are accessible online.