Key Vatican adviser on Islam due in Perth

02 Jul 2008

By The Record

A Vatican expert on Islam and Muslim-Christian relations will give a series of public and private lectures at Murdoch University and in Perth in July.

Archbishop Michael Fitzgerlad. Photo: CNS

The Vatican’s Ambassador to Egypt and Delegate to the League of Arab States, Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald is a leading expert on Islam, Muslim-Christian relations and Interreligious dialogue in the Catholic Church.
He will be the inaugural Murdoch International Theologian, a program to bring leading religious thinkers to Perth within the Theology Program of the University. Archbishop Fitzgerald is from the United Kingdom, and has travelled the world speaking on his subject.
While in Perth he will give the L.J. Kiernan Memorial series of free lectures on July 8, 9 and 10.
Public wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by Friday 4 July 2008 as places are limited. or telephone (08) 9360 6176