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President of the Catholic University of America to Speak at Fortnight for Freedom Event

6/20/2012 - 12:56 PM PST

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President of the Catholic University of America to Speak at the CatholicTV® Network's Fortnight for Freedom Special Event

On Monday, June 25, 2012, join the CatholicTV Network as they broadcast special LIVE coverage with Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, during Fortnight for Freedom

WATERTOWN, MA (June 20, 2012) - The US Bishops have called for "Fortnight for Freedom," a 14-day period of prayer, education and action in support of religious freedom, from June 21-July 4. The bishops of the United States have recommended that Catholics focus "all the energies the Catholic community can muster" to heightening people's awareness of the most cherished liberty: Religious Freedom.

The CatholicTV Network will participate in the Fortnight for Freedom with special programming from June 21 to July 4, to rally support for the protection of religious freedom in the United States. In support of this call to action the CatholicTV Network has arranged a special hour-long discussion with Cardinal Seán O'Malley with a group of young Catholics in a live forum on the evening of Monday, June 25, 2012 from 8-9PM ET.

The event's discussion panel will be comprised of prestigious members of the Catholic Church, including the president of the Catholic University of America, John Garvey. Garvey received a personal invitation to attend the event from Cardinal Seán O'Malley after he gave a presentation for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

John Garvey is the 15th president of the Catholic University of America and is an expert in constitutional law, religious liberty, and the First Amendment. Prior to CUA, Garvey served as the dean of Boston College Law School for 11 years, and as a professor at Notre Dame Law School, University of Michigan Law School, and University of Kentucky College of Law. Garvey was assistant to the solicitor general in the U.S. Department of Justice from 1981 to 1984. Garvey earned his J.D. in 1974 at Harvard Law School, where he served as treasurer of the Harvard Law Review.

Other members of the panel include Kim Daniels, J.D., Angela Franks, PhD. The event will be moderated by the host of CatholicTV's Clearvoice™, John Monahan.

Coverage will be available on CatholicTV and Comments and questions will be addressed LIVE during the event on CatholicTV's Facebook. Viewers can also join the conversation by tweeting @CatholicTV. The event will also be simulcast on Relevant Radio across the US and on WQOM in Boston, MA.

Learn more about Fortnight for Freedom at:

About the CatholicTV® Network:

Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.
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