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15th Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference

Join us for the nation’s largest student run pro-life Conference, bringing students, faculty, clergy, and activists together in the memory of Cardinal John Joseph O’Connor. The 15th Conference will be held on Monday, January 20th, 2014, the Monday before the March for Life.

Keynote Address

Robert P. George: McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University

Panel: “Publicly Pro-Life: Why Abortion Isn’t a Private Issue”

Hadley Arkes: Edward N. Ney Professor of Jurisprudence and American Institutions, Amherst College

Thomas Farr: Director of the Religious Freedom Project

Christopher Tollefsen: Professor of Philosophy, USC

Charmaine Yoest: President and CEO, Americans United for Life

moderator: John Keown, Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Christian Ethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Breakout Sessions

Confirmed speakers:

Georgette Forney: Co-Founder, Silent No More; President, Anglicans United for Life

Rabbi David Novak: Professor of Religion and Philosophy, University of Toronto

Steven Mosher: President, Population Research Institute

Karen Clifton: Executive Director, Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Death Penalty

Stephen Fields, SJ: Professor of Theology, Georgetown University

Hanna Klaus: Director, Natural Family Planning Center

Anne-Elisabeth Giuliani: Chaplain-in-Residence, Georgetown University

Jennifer Lahl: Founder and President, The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network

Mass for Life

Principal Celebrant: Most Rev. Michael Barber, SJ, Bishop of Oakland

 

2013 Conference

2013 Keynote Address – Helen Alvaré

2013 “Women in the Pro-Life Movement” Panel

2013 Conference Photos

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