Plenary Panel VII: Mainstreaming Catholic Teaching on Immigrants and Refugees

Plenary Panel VII: Mainstreaming Catholic Teaching on Immigrants and Refugees

This panel discussed ways to build parish communities of belonging, hope, and sanctuary, and to mainstream Catholic teaching on immigrants and refugees to the broader Catholic Church. Speakers include:

Moderator: Tim Matovina, Professor and Chair of the Theology Department, University of Notre Dame

Panelists:

  • Brian Fraga, Contributing Editor, Our Sunday Visitor
  • Brett Hoover, Associate Professor and Graduate Director of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University
  • Sr. Joanna Okereke, HHCJ, Assistant Director, USCCB Subcommittee on Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees, and Travelers
  • Hosffman Ospino, Associate Professor of Hispanic Ministry and Religious Education, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry
  • Sr. Hortensia del Villar, Director of the Office of Community Services and Outreach, Diocese of San Bernardino
Media Date October 2, 2020