Father Timothy Radcliffe confirmed speaker

Father Timothy Radcliffe confirmed attendance to speak at sacred space common ground national cathedral conference 2018.

Father Timothy Radcliffe O.P. A Roman Catholic priest and Dominican friar of the English Province, and former Master of the Order of Preachers from 1992 to 2001. He is the only member of the English Province of the Dominicans to have held the office since the Order’s foundation in 1216. He is currently the Director of the Las Casas Institute of Blackfriars, Oxford which focuses on the promotion of Social Justice and Human Rights.

In 2003, Timothy Radcliffe was made an honorary Doctor of Divinity in the University of Oxford, the University’s highest honorary degree. The Chancellor of the University of Oxford ended his citation with the following words: “I present a man distinguished both for eloquence and for wit, a master theologian who has never disregarded ordinary people, a practical man who believes that religion and the teachings of theology must be constantly applied to the conduct of public life: the Most Reverend Timothy Radcliffe, MA, sometime Master of the Dominican Order and Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas, for admission to the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity.”

He was the 2007 winner of The Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing, for his book What Is the Point of Being A Christian?

Timothy Radcliffe is Patron of the International Young Leaders Network and helped launch Las Casas Institute, dealing with issues of ethics, governance and social justice.