Forum on Religion public lecture
Date: Wednesday 2 March 2011
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Archbishop Vincent Nichols
Chair: Professor Conor Gearty
Archbishop Nichols will be speaking about the importance of religious freedom, and arguing that promoting religious freedom increases our capacity to do good in the public square. He will also be drawing out some implications from Catholic social teaching for a richer understanding of human dignity and the role of the state and the market in serving human needs.
Vincent Nichols is the 11th Archbishop of Westminster. He was elected president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales by unanimous acclamation on 30 April 2009.
A transcript of Archbishop Nichol's speech is available to download. Download Good Life in Hard Times (pdf)
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