Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle, a dynamic, persistent, and humble advocate for the poor and marginalized in his native Philippines and around the world, will receive the Ford Family Notre Dame Award for Human Development and Solidarity at a campus ceremony at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 24 in the McKenna Hall Auditorium.
Following the award presentation, the Cardinal will deliver an address on integral human development. Both the ceremony and the lecture are free and open to the public.
The 32nd Archbishop of Manila, Cardinal Tagle serves as the president of Caritas International, a confederation of more than 160 Catholic relief organizations that work to end poverty, promote justice, and restore the dignity of the most vulnerable, regardless of race or religion.
The Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity is a program of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Part of the University of Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs, the Kellogg Institute is an interdisciplinary community of scholars and students from across the University and around the world that promotes research, provides educational opportunities, and builds linkages related to democracy and human development, two topics critical to our world.