Archbishop next Olin speaker
Cardinal Francis George, the archbishop of Chicago, will present "The Role of the Church in a Pluralistic Society" as the next speaker in the Olin Center lecture series. The lecture will be at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in Mandel Hall.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of a year-long series of talks on religion and American democracy organized by the John M. Olin Center for Inquiry Into the Theory and Practice of Democracy.
George was installed as archbishop in May, succeeding Cardinal Joseph Bernadin. George received his Ph.D. in American philosophy from Tulane in 1970 and has degrees from the Pontifical University Urbaniana, Rome; the University of Ottawa; and the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. He is the author of Inculturation and Ecclesial Communion (1990).