Cardinal-designate Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington D.C., speaks about “Religious Faith’s Role in Building a Good and Just Society.” The event marks the inaugural lecture for the UST Center for Faith and Culture Master of Arts in Faith and Culture Program.
Cardinal-designate Wuerl is known nationally for his catechetical and teaching ministry and for his efforts on behalf of Catholic education. In April 2008 Archbishop Wuerl hosted in Washington Pope Benedict XVI on the Holy Father’s historic journey to the United States.
He currently serves on numerous national and international bodies and is chairman of the board of directors of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, chancellor of The Catholic University of America and chairman of the board of the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center. He is also chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Doctrine and a member of the USCCB Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis.
In his lecture, "Religious Faith’s Role in Building a Good and Just Society," Cardinal-designate Wuerl asserts that the service, which religious faith renders as the conscience of society, is a cornerstone of our American experience.
Speaker(s): Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl
Date: October 20, 2010
Location: Chapel of St. Basil
Length: 75 mins