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Fratelli Tutti, a conversation with Professor Eric Freyfogle

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On October 18, you are invited to join us for a conversation on Pope Francis’ newest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, hosted by Professor Eric Freyfogle. Freyfogle is a lay leader at UniPlace and long-time faculty member and Swanlund Chair holder at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

There are two ways to join us for this event.
1. In-person at UniPlace, in the Sanctuary, at 2pm. Our Sanctuary is large enough to host many individuals and groups while safely practicing social distancing. Masks are required for all guests. If you plan on attending in-person, let us know by visiting our event page on Facebook!
2. You can also join us on our YouTube Channel later the same evening, where we will be uploading a video of the presentation.

Freyfogle’s teaching and writing have explored the social and ecological links between people and nature, and traced the root causes of our environmental ills in modern culture and its institutions. His many books–including Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature (2017) and Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope (2007)–emphasize community and the common good, feature calls for heightened public morality, and propose reforms to private property and land-use policies. Long active in Champaign-based Prairie Rivers Network, he serves on the Board of the National Wildlife Federation.


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