Pontifical Oriental Institute

At the Crossroads Between Faith and Communities

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Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador to the Holy See, Mrs Sally Axworthy, is pleased to invite you to
‘At the Crossroads Between Faith and Communities’
a speech by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, UK Minister for Faith,
and a panel discussion, followed by a reception


Thursday 7 March, 17:00
Pontifical Oriental Institute
Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore, 7 – 00185 Rome
Tel: +39 06 42204000


Lord Bourne will speak about the importance of uniting people at the community level and the UK’s experience on the role of faith groups in building strong and sustainable communities as highlighted in the Declaration on Human Fraternity.
The panel discussion will reflect on the centrality of integration to, in Pope Francis’ words, ensure “unity prevails over conflict”


Official portrait of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth,
Image: UK Parliament, Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) licence.