Pope Paul VI Memorial Lecture 2015


4 December 2015, 07:00pm ‐ 09:00pm


St Mary’s Church, Wyndham Place, York Street, London, W1H 1PQ


We are delighted to announce that Cardinal Peter Turkson will deliver this year’s Pope Paul VI lecture on Friday 04 December at St Mary’s Church in London.

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Cardinal Turkson will speak about the Church’s response to climate change in an address titled Care for Creation: how to protect and sustain our common home.

This year’s lecture coincides with the COP 21 in Paris when world leaders will meet to agree legally binding targets to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change.

About the speaker: Cardinal Peter Turkson has been president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009. The Cardinal is Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Coast, Ghana, and this year played a key role in communicating Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the environment.

Chair: Dr. Anna Rowlands, Director of the Centre for Catholic Social Thought and Practice.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance

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Doors open at 06:30pm. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

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Marylebone station 4 min walk - Bakerloo line, mainline trains

Edgware Road 8 min walk - Bakerloo line, Circle line, District line, Hammersmith and City line

Baker Street Station 8 min walk - Metropolitan line, Circle line, Hammersmith and City line, Jubilee line, Bakerloo line

Marble Arch Station 10 min walk - Central line

Paddington Station 15 min walk - Bakerloo line, mainline trains

Regents Park Station 16 min walk - Bakerloo line

Great Portland Street Station 18 min walk - Metropolitan line, Circle line, Hammersmith and City line

Bond Street Station 18 min walk - Central line, Jubilee line 


Secure Parking, 170 Marylebone Road, NW1 5AR- Special evening rate £5 after 6 PM until 6 AM the next morning

Please note the parking is just outside the congestion charge zone. For more information on the congestion charge visit the TFL website or call them on 0343 222 2222 (there are additional charges to 03 numbers)

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