Race relations focus of diocesan conference

The diocesan Peace and Justice Commission will sponsor its fall conference, "Race Relations: Educating to End Racism and Build Solidarity," at Marymount University, 2807 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, Sept. 5. Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will celebrate the opening Mass at 9 a.m.

Conference speakers include: Father Henry Sands, newly appointed director of the USCCB Black and Indian Mission Office; Deacon Al Turner, former director of the Washington Archdiocese Office of Black Catholics; and Maria Hamm, director of the Washington Archdiocese Office of Hispanic Family Life.

Find out more

Go to arlingtondiocese.org or email peace@arlingtondiocese.org.

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