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Inaugural Thomas More Lecture

08/12/2011 12:10 pm

Archbishop Vincent Nichols at the 2011 Thomas More Lecture

Archbishop Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales gave the Inaugural Thomas More Lecture, 7 December, and took his inspiration from Pope Benedict XVI's 2010 speech at Westminster Hall. Archbishop Nichols echoed the Holy Father's words for the title of the lecture: "Faith in God is not a problem to be solved, but a vital part of the national conversation".

Archbishop Nichols examines...

  • The place of religious belief in the public square
  • The engagement between the secular world and the world of faith
  • The search for community
  • Equality and mutual identity
  • Human ecology and spirituality

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Thomas More Lecture 2011

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