The Saint Patrick Centre will be hosting Rathfriland man Professor Francis Campbell in its monthly Lecture Series on Friday 12th April. Professor Campbell was Policy Advisor and Private Secretary to Prime Minister Tony Blair from 2001- 2003 and British Ambassador to the Vatican from 2005 -2011, during which time the BBC made a three part documentary about him called ‘Our Man in the Vatican’.
Professor Campbell, who is the Vice-Chancellor of St Mary’s University, Twickenham has recently announced that he will become Vice Chancellor of the University of Notre Dame in Australia from next January.
He will be lecturing on ‘Shared Society and the Role of Saint Patrick in Reconciliation’ on Friday 12th April at 7.30pm. Admission free.