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Catholic Relief Services president & CEO Dr. Carolyn Woo is being honored with the 2015 Bernardin Award by the Catholic Common Ground Initiative of the Bernardin Center in Chicago.

The award will be presented tonight at 7:00 pm, accompanied by the Murnion Lecture, “Is Common Ground Possible in the Pursuit of Racial Justice?”, by Rev. Bryan Massingale, STD, Professor of Theological Ethics at Marquette University. The event is free and open to the public.

Past recipients of the Bernardin award include Sr. Catherine Patten, Dr. Eugene Fisher, Fr. Bryan Hehir and Sr. Carol Keehan.

Read the full press release from Catholic Common Ground Initiative.


Michael Hill

Senior Writer

Michael Hill
June 26, 2015

Based in Baltimore, MD

As Senior Writer, Michael is responsible for much of the editorial production of the Communications Unit: press releases, op-eds, speeches, etc. He also is a supervisor in the department overseeing the work of three communications staff in Asia, Africa and the United States.

Before joining CRS is 2008, Michael had a 35-year career at the...More