Workshops and Panels

There are four sessions during the conference in which we will divide into workshops.

Refer to the schedule to see dates and times for each session.  This includes final adjustments to what is shown below.


Session 1 Saturday morning

• Human/Sex Trafficking: A CLE Issue
Joyce McCauley Benner, Hugh Organ, Rachel Peller and Ginny Cronin

• The Death Penalty and the Consistent Life Ethic
Shane Claiborne, Fr. David Link, Krisanne Murphy, and Dale Recinella

• Spreading the CLE Message on Campus
Aimee Murphy. Rosemary Geraghty, and Paige Kubenka

• The Challenge of Addressing Racism and the CLE
Darren Calhoun, Cassandra Hill, and Ifeoma Anunkor

• The Growing Diversity of the Pro-Life Movement
Kelsey Hazzard, and Kristine Kruszelnicki

Session 2 Saturday afternoon

•The Consistent Life Ethic and the LGBTQ Community
Kristyn Komarnacki, Rosemary Geraghty and Darren Calhoun 

• Putting Social Justice and Respect Life Together
Francis Maier, Thad Crouch, Evelyn Parker Brush, and Mary Rider

• The Challenge of a Throw-Away Culture
Maureen Swinger, Steve Bozza, and Greg Schleppenbach

• Speaking and Writing for the Consistent Life Movement
John Whitehead, Sarah Terzo, and Mary Meehan

Session 3 Saturday afternoon

• Healing from Abortion, Healing from War
Rachel MacNair and Steve Bozza

• Pacifism, Just War, and Peace
Rob Arner, John Whitehead, and Mary Liepold

• Consistent Life Messaging
Kristen Day and Ginny Cronin

• Faith and Reason: Paths to a Consistent Ethic of Life
Tony Magliano and Kelsey Hazzard

Session 4 Sunday morning

• History of Consistency, Psychology of Consistency
Rachel MacNair and Jim Kelly

• The Challenge of Talking to Conservatives about Peace
John Whitehead and Mary Meehan 

• What Else Should the Consistent Life Ethic Embrace?
Rachel Leigh Peller, Akisha Townsend Eaton, & Witlee Ethan

• Building Bridges among Unlikely Allies
Lisa Stiller and Carol Crossed

• The Role of Restorative Justice,
Krisanne Murphy and Dale Recinella 


Friday evening: Challenges We Face as a Consistent Movement

  • Ron Sider
  • Mary Rider
  • Cassandra Hill
  • Greg Schlepperbach
  • (may be one more)

Saturday morning:  Connecting the Life issues and Bridging the Life/Peace Divide

  • Shane Claiborne
  • Darren Calhoun
  • Kristen Day
  • Mary Liepold

Saturday night Speaker: Together to Face our Challenges as CLE Advocates

John Carr

NOTE: Earlier information had indicated there would be another panel Sunday morning. This is incorrect. The Sunday morning schedule will include the last workshops session and an interfaith service observing Hiroshima Day.