Guest speaker to deliver a lecture on false news

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A guest speaker will deliver a lecture which will focus on false news, which undermines political and social discourse, the Curia announced on Wednesday.

The lecture’s theme, ‘A Church that looks forward’, will be delivered by Emeritus Fellow of Christian Theology at Newman University, David McLoughlin.

In a statement, the Archbishop’s Curia explained that the Discern, the Institute for Research of the Signs of the Times, will be holding the Gaudium et Spes Lecture 2019 at the Archbishop’s Curia in Floriana on Friday 4 October.

McLoughlin who has helped to train priests, deacons, ministers and teachers for 30 years, will look at the Church in the context of the culture wars in many countries today.

McLoughlin is the founder of the Movement of Christian workers, which aims to inspire working people to transform the world by transforming the world of work. He has served as the President of the Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain and Vice President of the European Association of Catholic Theology.

He is now the Emeritus Fellow of Christian Theology at Newman University and provides theological support for several charities and relgious orders and movements inclduing Pax Christi, Marriage Care, Caritas, MCW and ACTA.