End of An Era

Last night at Fordham University, Cardinal Avery Dulles presented the 39th and final McGinley Lecture of his 20-year tenure as McGinley Chair at Fordham. The lecture was read by Fr. Joseph O’Hare, S.J., an associate editor at America and President Emeritus of Fordham University, and a response was delivered by Fr. Robert Imbelli of Boston College. The lecture will be published in a future edition of America . Pictured (left to right): Fr. Joseph McShane, S.J. (Fordham University President), Fr. Joseph O’Hare, S.J., Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., and Fr. Robert Imbelli. Jim Keane, S.J.

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