Friday, June 29, 2012

Catholic Relief Services Regional Director for East Africa to Speak in Albuquerque

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On Monday, July 9, David Orth Moore, regional director of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) for East Africa, will speak in Albuquerque about current realities in the region (including hunger, poverty, and famine). 

Mr. Orth Moore is is responsible for regional oversight of CRS programs in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, as well as for CRS support to partner agencies in Somalia.  He has led the regional office for East Africa since 2008.  Read article
The CRS regional director will also speak about the role Catholics in the United States have played in helping CRS fulfill its mission around the world. 

Mr. Orth Moore has connection to the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.  From 1998-2002 he worked in Albuquerque as Assistant Director for Catholic Charities of Central New Mexico. Born and raised in Reading, Penn., he holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Juniata College in Huntington, Penn., a master’s degree in Development Management from the American University in Washington, D.C. 
When: Monday, July 9, 2012, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. 

Where: Catholic Center, Sandia Room 4000 St. Joseph’s Place NW, Albuquerque NM

Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe Office of Social Justice and Respect  Life and Catholic Relief Services.  Fair Trade coffee will be served, along with donuts.  For more information, contact Anne Avellone, or 505-831-8167

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