Brian Williams to remember Tim Russert at Common Ground Lecture
Just in from the National Pastoral Life Center:
Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News will speak at the Philip J. Murnion Lecture for the Catholic Common Ground Initiative Friday, June 27 at 8 p.m. at the Pryzbyla Center of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. The topic of the lecture is, “Tim Russert, the Political Process, and Common Ground for the Catholic Church.” Before his untimely death, Tim Russert was scheduled to offer the public lecture. The Initiative will also grant its highest honor, the Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Award, to the Most Reverend Gerald F. Kicanas, Bishop of Tucson and vice-president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, on the occasion of the lecture. A response to the lecture will be offered by the Rev. J. Cletus Kiley, president of The Faith and Politics Institute in Washington, D.C.