Lecture: "What's in a Name? St. Francis of Assisi: History, Significance, and Resources"


Thursday, March 21, 5 to 6 p.m.

WHERE: The Catholic University of America Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321 620 Michigan Ave. N.E. Washington, D.C.
DETAILS: In honor of the inauguration of Pope Francis, Catholic University professors Rev. Regis Armstrong, O.F.M. Cap., and Joshua Benson, Ph.D. - experts on aspects of the Franciscan ministry - will speak as part of a lecture titled "St. Francis of Assisi: History, Significance, and Resources."
  • Father Armstrong, John C. and Gertrude P. Hubbard Professor of Religious Studies, is an expert on Francis and Clare of Assisi, among other topics.
  • Benson, assistant professor of systematic theology, is an expert on the history of Franciscan thought. He holds a master's degree in Franciscan studies from the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University.

The event is free and open to the public. Individuals who need disability accommodations should contact cua-disabilityservices@cua.edu .

SPONSOR: School of Theology and Religious Studies
MEDIA: To cover the event, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy Hines in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600 or cua-public-affairs@cua.edu .

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