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Standing Up for Faith and Freedom

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Apr 12 - Apr 13, 2019
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Standing Up for Faith & Freedom:  Reclaiming Your Catholic Campus from the SJW’s

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Friday, April 12 All streaming times are EST
1:30 p.m. Registration
2:00 p.m. Ron Robinson, President of YAF
3:30 p.m. Matt Walsh, Host, The Matt Walsh Show
7:00 p.m. Rev. William Saunders, Pastor, Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Potomac Falls, Virginia
Episcopal Vicar for Faith Formation, Diocese of Arlington
Saturday, April 13
9:15 a.m. Kristan Hawkins, President, Students for Life of America
10:30 a.m. Cathy Ruse, Senior Fellow for Legal Studies, Family Research Council
1:00 p.m. Dr. Paul Kengor, Professor, Grove City College
2:30 p.m. Rev. Steve Davoren, Pastor, St. Mel Parish, Woodland Hills, California
3:30 p.m. Dr. Frank Marlo, Dean of Academics, Institute of World Politics
7:00 p.m. Dr. Jake Jacobs, History Instructor, Lourdes Academy



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Cathy Ruse

Senior fellow, Family Research Council

Cathy Ruse has devoted her professional career to promoting the dignity of the human person. Her professional experience spans the fields of communication, public policy, and law. Mrs. Ruse was Chief Counsel to the Constitution Subcommittee in the House of Representatives where she had oversight of civil rights and human rights issues, as well as…

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Paul Kengor

Author, Grove City College Professor, and Executive Director of Center for Vision & Values

Dr. Paul Kengor is professor of political science at Grove City College, a four-year, private Christian liberal arts college located in Grove City, Pennsylvania. He is executive director of the Center for Vision & Values, a Grove City College think-tank and policy center. He is also a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and…

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Kristan Hawkins

President, Students for Life

Kristan Hawkins is a Christian, wife, mother, grassroots activist, author, speaker, and a human rights advocate. President of Students for Life of America, she was recruited in 2006 to launch SFLA’s full-time operation. Since then, she has built up a small organization made up of a few dozen student groups scattered around the country to…

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Matthew Walsh

Matt is well known for his controversial and provocative insights into culture, politics, and religion.

Matt Walsh is a popular writer, blogger, and speaker. His columns on The Daily Wire are read by millions each month. Matt is well known for his controversial and provocative insights into culture, politics, and religion. He lives outside of Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and two children. Some of the topics he can address…

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Rev. Steve Davoren

Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Rev. Davoren was ordained in 1996 by Cardinal Mahony. He has been an Associate Pastor and a Pastor for 17 years. Currently, Fr. Steve is the Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He served as a Police Officer with LAPD and a Deputy Sheriff with LASD.

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Rev. William Saunders

Pastor at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Potomac Falls, Virginia

As a priest, Father Saunders has served as the Assistant Pastor at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, Virginia (1984-1988), the Campus Chaplain and Adjunct professor of Theology for Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia (1988-1993), and the Assistant Pastor (1993-1995) and subsequently the Pastor (1995-2000) at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in Alexandria, Virginia. During this…

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Jake Jacobs

Teacher, Lourdes Academy

Dr. Jake Jacobs  is president and founder of POLITICALLY INCORRECT INSTITUTION,, the Host of Freedom Project Academy's ONE NATION and the author of Mobocracy: The Cultural and Political  War to Destroy Our Republic under God and Mother Should I Trust The Government:The Making and Keeping of our American Republic. Jake has degrees in American History and Biblical and Judeo-Christian Studies from…

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Frank Marlo

Dr. Frank Marlo is Dean of Academics at The Institute of World Politics. He formerly served as a Professor of Strategic Studies at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College. He received his Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in May 2006. From January 2002 until January 2005, he served as Assistant…

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Nick Hahn

RealClear Religion Editor

Nicholas Hahn is the editor of RealClear Politics-Religion. He is a YAF Alumnus. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Catholic Studies from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. While at DePaul, Nicholas was a Phillips Foundation Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholar and was named among the 2006-2007 Top Ten Campus Conservative Activists by Young…

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Ron Robinson

President of Young America's Foundation, Trustee of The Phillips Foundation, Author, Director of Citizen's United and American Conservative Union

Video: How Does the Media Treat Conservatives? (10-19-12) 52:53 Ron Robinson has served as Young America’s Foundation’s president for more than four decades.  Time magazine wrote that Young America’s “[F]oundation—run by a former Reagan Administration advisor, Ron Robinson—is now the nation’s largest advocacy group devoted to student politics.” Time referred to Robinson as one of the “seasoned generals of the right” who…

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Patrick X Coyle

Young America's Foundation Vice President, Activist, Author and Speaker

Patrick Coyle is the vice president for Young America’s Foundation. Human Events named Mr. Coyle as one of the top ten young conservative activists in the nation, citing his success in reaching hundreds of thousands of students by sending high profile conservative speakers to college campuses. He is also co-editor with Foundation president Ron Robinson…

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