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Catholic Dis/Agreement: Pope Francis and the Uses of Disagreement as a Mechanism of Ecclesial Reform

When Dec 04, 2016
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where St Edmund's College, Garden Room
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How can disagreement help in the pursuit of greater catholicity? How do varieties of difference help us grow? Austen Ivereigh will tease out Pope Francis’ encouragement of diversity, conversation, and disagreement in key aspects of his reforming papacy, with a response from Eamon Duffy.

Austen Ivereigh is is a well-known journalist, commentator, and author, and founder of Catholic Voices. He is the author of Catholicism and Politics in Argentina, 1810-1960 (St Martin’s Press, 1995), and the bestselling The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope (Allen & Unwin, 2014).

Eamon Duffy FBA is an Irish historian, and Emeritus Professor of the History of Christianity and Fellow of Magdalene College in the University of Cambridge. He is the author of numerous works, including the celebrated Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, c.1400 - c.1580 (Yale UP, 1992).

Refreshments will follow.


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