Vice Chancellor Francis Campbell, formerly Britain’s ambassador to the Holy See, is committed to establishing the university as a major part of Catholic life in Britain.
COMMENTARY: The monarch represents stability, a constitutional structure that has served us well and a sense of unity with our past and with our Christian heritage.
‘St. John Paul takes us back to before the Mosaic law on marriage, to the very beginning, to God’s plan for the human race,’ said one speaker at an international symposium in Austria.
St. Mary’s University at Twickenham, on the outskirts of London, has established an institute named after the pope emeritus, who visited England in 2010.
This celebration of the blessed’s Oct. 9 feast day is a sign the militant anti-Catholicism of past years, led by fervent Protestants who believed that Catholicism was a form of paganism or idolatry, has given way to puzzled indifference.