Executive Speaker Series: Ryan Anderson

The Houston chapter of Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) will gather Wednesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at The Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Centre for its Executive Speaker Series. There will be free wine, beer, and appetizers at this free event, open to all young professionals in their 20s and 30s. Mr. Ryan Anderson, fellow at The Heritage Foundation, will be speaking.

EVENT LOCATION: Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Centre

6:15 p.m. - EXALT Adoration in the Cathedral. The Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed during Adoration to celebrate the Year of Mercy. Please bring a Rosary if you will be joining!

7:00 p.m. - Networking with free wine, beer, and appetizers

7:45 p.m. - Mr. Ryan Anderson

Dress for this event is business professional. We hope to see you there!

ABOUT MR. ANDERSON:

Ryan T. Anderson researches and writes about marriage and religious liberty as the William E. Simon senior research fellow in American principles and public policy at The Heritage Foundation.

He also is the founder and editor of Public Discourse, the online journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton, N.J.

Anderson is the author of the “Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom.” He is the co-author with Princeton’s Robert P. George and Sherif Girgis of the book “What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense.”

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito cited “What Is Marriage?” twice in his dissenting opinion on the federal Defense of Marriage Act case in 2013. Justice Clarence Thomas cited Anderson’s research in a dissenting opinion in the 2015 Supreme Court marriage case.

Anderson received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude. He holds a doctoral degree in political philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. His dissertation was titled: “Neither Liberal nor Libertarian: A Natural Law Approach to Social Justice and Economic Rights.” He also holds a master’s degree from Notre Dame.

Anderson has done news interviews on ABC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and Fox News Channel, including appearances on “This Week With George Stephanopoulos” and “Piers Morgan Live.”

His work has appeared in major newspapers and online venues such as the New York Times, Washington Post Wall Street Journal, Weekly Standard and National Review, as well as scholarly publications such as Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Harvard Health Policy Review, First Things the and Claremont Review of Books. He is a frequent contributor to The Daily Signal, Heritage’s multimedia news organization.

Anderson is under contract with Oxford University Press to write a book on religious liberty with John Corvino and Sherif Girgis.

WHEN
April 13, 2016 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
Co-Catherdral of the Sacred Heart - Cathedral Centre
1701 San Jacinto St
Houston, TX 77002
United States
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