About This Event

Cardinal Michael Czerny, Pope Francis’ choice to lead the Catholic Church’s efforts to address the climate crisis and become a better caretaker of the planet, will travel from Rome to speak on “caring for our common home.” Czerny, who graduated from Gonzaga in 1968, oversees the Catholic Church’s efforts to assure humanity’s ability to live in dignity. His work involves not only the science of climate change, but migration patterns, social services, global economics and more.

About the speaker: Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J. (Gonzaga class of ‘68), is Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. His talk at Gonzaga will explore the intersections between faith, climate change, and Gonzaga’s role in caring for our common home.