NSW: Christian-Muslim Relations in the 21st Century

Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, the former President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue will deliver a Public Lecture at Australian Catholic University, Strathfield, NSW on Saturday 9 September. Archbishop Fitzgerald’s topic is Christian-Muslim Relations in the 21st Century. He is retired Apostolic Nuncio to the Arab Republic of Egypt and Delegate to the League of Arab States, currently living in Jerusalem


 

Everyone is welcome to attend this Public Lecture by Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, the former President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. Archbishop Fitzgerald is retired Apostolic Nuncio to the Arab Republic of Egypt and Delegate to the League of Arab States, currently living in Jerusalem.

An Islamic response by Associate Professor Salih Yucel, Fethullah Gulen Chair in the Study of Islam and Muslim-Catholic Relations at Australian Catholic University, will be followed by an audience Q&A. Informal discussion will continue over tea and coffee.

Cost per ticket $20. Registration essential as seating is limited. Please present tickets at the registration desk, which will open at 6.30pm. Refreshments will be offered prior to the start of the lecture. Everyone is asked to be seated in the auditorium by 7.30pm. Tea and coffee will be available at the conclusion.

This Public Lecture is being co-hosted by Affinity Intercultural Foundation, Australian Catholic University, Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay, Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations, Diocese of Parramatta, Islamic Sciences and Research Academy (ISRA), and Uniting Church in Australia NSW & ACT Synod.

For further information please contact the Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations: Email info.cccmr@columban.org.au or tel 02 9352 8000.

Media inquiries should be directed to Jane Favotto, Communications & Media Officer, Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations, tel 0428 802 004.

Event Details

Event: Public Lecture, Christian-Muslim Relations in the 21st Century
Location: Australian Catholic University, Gleeson Auditorium, 25A Barker Road, Strathfield, NSW 2135
Date: Saturday 9 September 2017
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: Tickets are $20
Bookings: Online at Eventbrite
More Information: Jane Favotto, 0428 802 004
Background: Catholic Archbishop teaches the Quran to Christians, Muslims alike
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