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Benedictine Lecture to Feature - Ethical Issues and the Death Penalty

Published Date2\20\2013
The Mount Marty College Benedictine Institute presents as part of its yearly lecture series; "Ethical Issues and the Death Penalty" by Dr. Alexander Mikulich. Mikulich is an Associate Professor from Loyola University Jesuit Social Research in New Orleans, Louisiana and will speak in Marian Auditorium on the MMC campus on Thursday, March 7th at 7:30 pm.

Mikulich is a Roman Catholic social ethicist, activist, and scholar working to address ethical issues such as racism. He has conducted and published a study on the role of racism in the usage of the death penalty in Louisiana. He serves in a leadership role for two state-wide coalitions working to abolish the death penalty in Louisiana. These coalitions include Louisiana Catholics Committed to Repeal of the Death Penalty (LCCRDP) and Louisiana Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (LCADP). This event is free and open to everyone to attend.

The event is sponsored by the Mount Marty College Benedictine Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Social Justice. For more information on the Benedictine Institute, please visit www.mtmc.edu/benedictineinstitute.