Spring Lecture 2013
Persons in Relation - the Quality and Citizenship
Agendas in Scotland today
Presented by Colin
22 May 2013
7.00pm (doors open 6.30pm)
Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ
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Roman Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow and former Bishop of Aberdeen. Became a patron in the early years of the Trust and has followed its development closely. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Archbishop has been at the forefront of Scottish public life for more than 25 years.
Ordained priest in Rome in 1958, he was named bishop of Aberdeen in 1977 and appointed to succeed the late Cardinal Tom Winning as Archbishop of Glasgow in 2001. He holds degrees in Philosophy and Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University and an honorary DD from Aberdeen University. He has held numerous positions of authority in the Catholic Church in Scotland, and also at UK and world level, where he has been a member of several Pontifical Councils.
His commitment to fostering Christian unity, to preserving the cultural heritage of the Church and to promoting social justice is well known and he has written extensively on these and other subjects in the Scottish and UK press.
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