03.25.05: City Club: Good Friday: Reflecting on the Plight of the World’s Children

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 03/16/2005 - 16:38.
03/25/2005 - 11:00

Good Friday: Reflecting on
the Plight of the World’s Children

Father Dunson
speaks at The City Club of


CLEVELAND, OH—Reverend Donald Dunson, professor
at St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology in Wickliffe, will discuss
his book �No Room at the Table: Earth’s Most Vulnerable Children� at
noon on Friday, March 25,
, at The City Club of


In “No Room at the Table,� Rev.
Dunson looks at issues affecting the world’s children, including hunger and
poverty, war, sexual exploitation, homelessness and the universal need for


A priest from the Diocese of
Cleveland and an associate professor of moral theology, Rev. Dunson teaches
courses in fundamental theology, issues in bioethics, sexual ethics and many
others. Prior to the Seminary, he taught at
John Carroll University and
Uganda Martyrs University in
Nkozi, Uganda. He also has served as pastor for
several churches in Northeast


Dunson has written articles for several publications, including The Plain Dealer and The Catholic Universe Bulletin. In 2003, he
was awarded the Dorothy Day Humanitarian Award recognizing his outreach and
service to the urban poor of Cleveland, and in May 2004, he won the Silver Prize
for Best Author in Catholic Publishing by the Catholic Press Association of the
United States and Canada.


“Father Dunson not only tells us the
stories about children in the United
States and around the world,� says James
Foster, executive director of The City Club. “He gives direction for getting
involved and taking action. This is a most appropriate message on a day when
many reflect on the values of our society.�


Tickets for this City Club Friday
Forum are $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Lunch is included.
Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. They can be purchased by
calling The City Club at 216.621.0082 or visiting the website at


Established in 1912 to encourage new
ideas and a free exchange of thought, The City Club of Cleveland is the oldest
continuous free speech forum in the country, renowned for its tradition of
debate and discussion. The City Club’s mission is to inform, educate and inspire
citizens by presenting significant ideas and providing opportunities for
dialogue in a collegial setting.



Missy S. Toms
Director of Membership & Marketing
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Ave., 2nd Fl.
Cleveland, OH 44114
mtoms [at] cityclub [dot] org


City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor