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June 19, 2017 @ 12:12

St Benet's Hall were delighted to welcome Professor Philippe Bordeyne, Rector of the Institut Catholique de Paris, as the speaker at the 2017 John Henry Newman Lecture on Wednesday 31st May 2017.

Professor Bordeyne gave a powerful speech on "Experiencing the Transforming Power of Faith Today", followed by a stimulating Q&A session.  

With thanks to Professor Bordeyne for his thought-provoking talk and, by popular request, the transcript of his speech is available here

The photo shows Profesor Bordeyne in the centre, with Fr Wulstan Peterburs (Trustee of St Benet's Hall and Headmaster of Ampleforth College on the left, and Professor Werner G Jeanrond (Master of St Benet's Hall) on the right.


The John Henry Newman Annual Lecture is offered to the University of Oxford by its Cahtolic Halls: Blackfriars, Campion Hall, and St Benet's Hall.