Saint Andrew’s Foundation Seminar
Monday 2nd October 2017
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
Venue: Sir Charles Wilson Building (Room 101 AB)
Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald
Formerly President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and delegate to the Arab League
JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM: SPIRITUAL RESOURCES FOR PEACE
The seminar will explore the relationship of the world’s great monotheistic faiths to the issue of peace. Drawing on long personal experience of interfaith dialogue, the speaker will reflect on how these faiths are uniquely placed to be resources for peace in their diverse cultural contexts.
Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald is a world-renowned expert on interfaith dialogue. He is a priest of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers). After teaching in Rome and Kampala and pastoral mission in Sudan, he was elected to the General Council of the Missionaries of Africa in Rome. He became president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue 2002, a post he held until 2006. He was subsequently appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and delegate to the Arab League, posts he held until 2012. He now lives in the Missionaries of Africa house in Jerusalem. He is the author of the acclaimed books Signs of Dialogue. Christian Encounter with Muslims, and Interfaith Dialogue: A Catholic View.
For catering purposes please register for this event by emailing Arlene Burns: Arlene.Burns@glasgow.ac.uk