Spiritual Forum

Please note this event has passed. It took place on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. 

Building an Intercultural Church: Why are intercultural competencies vital for the new evangelization?


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Moderator & Panelists

Please note that Bishop Williams was unable to moderate this event as outlined below. Instead, Father Dale Korogi, pastor at the Church of the Ascension in North Minneapolis, moderated this conversation.

Most Reverend Joseph Williams
Auxiliary Bishop
Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis

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Anne Attea
Director of Formation and Social Justice
Ascension Catholic Church, Minneapolis

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Akiko Maeker, Ph.D.
Principal Partner, Coaching Director
Interculturalist, LLC

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Mar Muñoz-Visoso, M.T.S.
Executive Director
USCCB Secretariat for Cultural Diversity in the Church

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