The annual Hurley Lecture will this year be given by Bishop Kevin Dowling CSsR of Rustenburg on 8 November 2016, the day before the 101st birthday of Archbishop Denis Hurley OMI.
Bishop Dowling who is a second cousin of Archbishop Hurley, one of the Patrons of the Denis Hurley Centre and Co-President of the International Pax Christi organisation, will address the topic:
“Non-violence and Peace-making: lessons from Oscar Romero, Denis Hurley and Pope Francis”.
The lecture will take place at 7.00pm in the Gandhi-Luthuli Peace Hall of the Dennis Hurley Centre. Secure parking will be available in the grounds of Emmanuel Cathedral and refreshments will be provided at the end of the lecture.
The Hurley Lecture which has taken place annually since 1995 is jointly organised by the Durban Archdiocesan Justice and Peace Commission and the Denis Hurley Centre Trust.