Archbishop Francis A. Chullikatt visits the University of St. Thomas.

Wednesday, May 2, 3:00 PM

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Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, will discuss “The Challenges to Religious Freedom” when he visits the University of St. Thomas Wednesday, May 2. He will speak at 3 p.m. in the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium and also will receive the honorary degree of doctor of humanities.

Chullikatt was appointed to the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations by Pope Benedict XVI in July 2010. He previously had served as Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq and Jordan. He entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See in 1988 and has served as Secretary in the papal representations to Honduras, various countries of southern Africa, and the Philippines, from 2000 to 2004 as Counsellor, to the United Nations as well as in the Secretariat of State in the Vatican. Born in India, Chullikatt holds a doctorate in canon law.


This event is free and open to the public.

Event Details:
Wednesday, May 2, 3:00 PM

University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave
O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium
St. Paul, MN 55105

Presented/Sponsored by the St. Thomas departments of Catholic Studies, Theology, and Political Science as well as the university?s Justice and Peace Studies Program.

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