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Faith Matters Question Time ponders Pope Francis’ vision for the future

The next Faith Matters Question Time panel will be held on Wednesday 4 June 2014 at Farm Street Jesuit Centre in Mayfair.

The panel, which will be debating Pope Francis’ Vision for the Catholic Church: What does it mean for us?, will consist of Lord Glasman of Stamford Hill, Julian Cowan, Sarah de Nordwall and Sarah Teather MP. Each guest will speak for roughly 7 minutes then questions to the panel will be taken from the audience.

Lord Glasman is an English academic, social thinker and Labour life peer in the House of Lords. He is a senior lecturer in Political Theory at London Metropolitan University, and Director of its Faith and Citizenship Programme. He is best known as the originator of Blue Labour, a term he coined in 2009.

Julian Coman is Assistant Editor of The Observer with responsibility for home and foreign news - he wrote the feature in The Observer Magazine in mid-March on Pope Francis one year on. 

Sarah de Nordwall is a well-known Catholic Voice speaker and has spoken on a range of Church issues in the public sphere, including various appearances on the Big Questions on BBC One.

Sarah Teather MP has been a Liberal Democrat Catholic Member of Parliament for Brent Central since 2005. She announced in 2013 she would not be running for re-election in 2015.

Booking for the event is essential. Please register at There is a recommended donation of £7 on the door.

For more information, please contact Fr Dominic Robinson SJ at