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With the help of friends of the Institute and leading Catholics, the Lumen Christi Institute reflects on our Founding Episcopal Moderator, Francis Cardinal George (1937 - 2015), on the event of his passing.

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Austin Walker, Ph.D. Student in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought is profiled.

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Lumen Christi Institute Board Member and University of Chicago graduate J. Peter “Pete” Ricketts, was sworn in as the 40th Governor of Nebraska on January 8, 2015.

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University of Chicago 3rd Year Philosophy student, Cait Duggan, is profiled.

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While many in Chicago are learning about their newly appointed archbishop, Blase Joseph Cupich wasn’t new to Lumen Christi when he was installed as the ninth Archbishop of Chicago in Holy Name Cathedral on November 18th.

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University of Chicago third-year, Dominic Chiu is interviewed.

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In his lecture titled “Pope Francis and the New Evangelization” given on May 8th at the University Club of Chicago, Fr. Barron encouraged his audience to learn about the faith so that they too can share it.

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Mary Hirschfeld, Assistant Professor of Economics & Theology at Villanova University, gives a talk probing the state of the relationship between theology and economics. This talk was a keynote address at the Sixth Annual Conference on Economics and Catholic Social Thought held at the University of Chicago.

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U of C Grad Creates Documentary Film That Gives a Unique View of the Life of Cloistered Monastic Nuns

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Steven G. Rothmeier died May 14th, 2014 after suffering from dementia and Parkinson’s disease. He was 67.

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Dana Gioia, award-winning poet and former chair of the National Endowment of the Arts, reflects on “Why Beauty Matters,” and stresses the need to recover an appreciation of beauty in a culture that has lost sight of its meaning and value.

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On November 15th, Gustavo Gutiérrez gave an informal talk on “Contemplation and Action” at Gavin House prior to taking part in a Chicago Council on Global Affairs event later that evening.

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