Pope Francis and the Struggle for the Soul of Catholicism
We were delighted to welcome guest speaker Paul Vallely to the University of Reading for an 'In Conversation' style event with Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Bell.
Paul Vallely is author of "the stand-out biography" (The Tablet) of the Pope. He is a journalist, academic and campaigner, co-authored Tony Blair's Commission for Africa's final report and worked with Bob Geldof on how to spend the money raised by Live Aid. He has chaired both the Catholic Institute for International Relations and Traidcraft, as well as been adviser to Christian Aid and Cafod. He gives direction to Waitrose on Corporate Social Responsibility and has also been adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales.