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Press Advisory: NETWORK Presents Congressional Briefing on Pope Francis in Preparation for President Obama’s Visit

FOR RELEASE: March 21, 2014                                              
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224,

Washington, DC – As Pope Francis prepares to meet with President Obama on March 27, join us to learn more about Pope Francis’s messages and how they relate to U.S. politics.

What:                   Congressional Briefing: “The Pope and Politics: Messaging Francis’s Hope and Justice"

When/Where:    Tuesday, March 25, 2014

 10:00-11:00a.m., Senate Hart Office Building, Room 113 (Constitution Ave. & Second St. NE)

 1:00-2:00p.m., House Visitors Center, Room 215 (First Street and East Capitol Street)

Who:                    Sister Simone Campbell, SSS
Executive Director, NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
Author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community

Eli McCarthy, PhD
Director, Office of Justice and Peace, Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM)