Speakers for UEA Newman Lectures announced

Archbishop Eamon Martin at St Patrick's Cathedral. Picture: Bernard Smyth.

Archbishop Eamon Martin at St Patrick's Cathedral. Picture: Bernard Smyth. - Credit: Bernard Smyth

The line up of the this year's Newman Lectures at Norwich's UEA have been announced.

An archbishop, a professor and the Catholic Woman of the Year will be speaking at the lectures that run through May.

The Archbishop Eamon Martin, the Primate of All Ireland, will begin the series on May 8 with a talk on the Church and its relationship to the state.

That will be followed by last year's Catholic Woman of the Year, Dr Caroline Farey of the School of Annunciation in Buckfast, on May 15, who will be speaking on Church and Sacred Art.

Professor John Charmley, of St Mary's University in Twickenham, was the co-founder of the Newman Lectures before moving to Twickenham and will round off the series on May 22 discussing Churchill and the Churches.


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The lectures will take place at 6.30pm on the given dates at the UEA's Julian Study Centre and are free to attend.

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