catholic center george weigel march 31

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release February 26, 2007 Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail: alicia.steger@ncc.edu

Nassau Community College Center for Catholic Studies

Garden City, NY - The Nassau Community College Center for Catholic Studies will sponsor a lecture by Catholic scholar George Weigel on "The Secularization of European Civilization" on Saturday, March 31 in the College Center Building at 1:00 p.m.

George Weigel is an internationally known Catholic scholar and writer affiliated with the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Ethics and Public Policy. His lecture at Nassau is based on his recent book The Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics Without God. A prolific author, Weigel has produced many important works including Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, Letters to a Young Catholic and The Courage to Be Catholic.

For further information about "The Secularization of European Civilization," which is offered free of charge, please call Dr. Joseph Varacalli, Director of the Center for Catholic Studies, at 516.572.7454.

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