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The 27th annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J., Lecture in Theology, Religion and Society

Date: 11-04-2020

Time: 07:30 PM

Location: Zoom Webinar

The 27th annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J., Lecture in Theology, Religion and Society will be given in Webinar format on Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. by Jamie Manson. Until very recently, Ms. Manson has served as a columnist and the books editor at the National Catholic Reporter, the independent national Catholic weekly newspaper. She is a three-time winner of the Religion News Writers Association's (RNA) award for Commentary of the Year and has garnered over a dozen Catholic Press Association awards for her work at NCR. She also won the 2015 Wilbur Award for Best Online Religion News Story for her piece "Feminism in Faith" about St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, written for Buzzfeed. Her activism on behalf of women and LGBTQ people earned her the Theresa Kane Award for Women of Vision and Courage from Women’s Ordination Worldwide in 2015. She is editor of Changing the Questions: Explorations in Christian Ethics, a collection of writings by Mercy Sr. Margaret Farley (Orbis, 2015). She received her Master of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School, where she studied Catholic theology and sexual ethics. Her lecture is entitled, “Why Ordaining Women Is About More Than Making Women Priests.” Register to attend the Webinar at www.fairfield.edu/cs



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