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Los Angeles Archbishop to Speak in Fort Wayne

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles will deliver a free public lecture, “A Time for Saints: Dorothy Day and the 20th Century.” Available will be a B-roll of guests arriving at the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center and of Archbishop Gomez speaking. The Archbishop will not be available for media interviews during the evening.

Archbishop José H. Gomez is the fifth Archbishop of Los Angeles and the highest ranking Hispanic bishop in the United States.

The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. Guests will arrive between 7 and 7:30 p.m. for potential B-roll opportunities.

USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry Street, Fort Wayne. No tickets are required to attend this free public lecture.

This free public lecture is part of the Dorothy Day Conference, taking place on the University of Saint Francis campus, May 13-15.From the Great Depression to the Civil Rights movement to the struggle for immigrant rights, Day’s struggle to put into practice Catholic Social Teaching challenged American society to live up to its ideals and those of the gospel. During his lecture, Archbishop Gomez will reflect on the work of this remarkable woman and discuss her impact on the 20th century and today.