Gonzaga Lectures

In a lecture in Glasgow, the British Ambassador to the Holy See has shared his vision of the Church in the world under the first Jesuit Pope. Nigel Baker was delivering the second in the 2014 series of Gonzaga Lectures at St Aloysius College. In it, he described the Holy See as “a global organization led by an evangelizing missionary with tremendous clout beyond the confines of the Church” and he went on to address what the focus of Holy See diplomacy is.Mr Baker took as his point...
The 2014 Gonzaga Lectures at St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow will provide four reflections on Pope Francis’ Address to the Nuncios under the heading: Pastors Not Princes. Speakers will be drawn from religious life and academia, from politics and the hierarchy, in the lectures on Tuesday evenings through March. They will consider the impact that Pope Francis has had upon the Church and more widely since his election last March. The first lecture (on Tuesday 4 March) – by author...