Santa Clara University

Markkula Ethics Center Lecture Series, 2006


A Survival Guide for Thinking Catholics: Conscience and the Roman Catholic Life

April 26, 2006

5 p.m., reception, Atrium, Arts and Sciences Building

6 p.m., talk, Mayer Theatre

Santa Clara University


RSVP to the Ethics Center at 408-554-5319 or register online.


Thomas Reese, S.J., a widely quoted expert on the Catholic Church, was seen on television throughout the world as an insightful commentator on the papal funeral and election last year. He is the author of three books on the church, Archbishop: Inside the Power Structure of the American Catholic Church (Harper & Row, 1989), A Flock of Shepherds: The National Conference of Catholic Bishops (Sheed & Ward, 1992), and Inside the Vatican: The Politics and Organization of the Catholic Church (Harvard University Press, 1997).  From 1998– 2005 he was editor of the Jesuit magazine America.  He is a visiting scholar at Santa Clara University.



The program is sponsored by the Ethics Center and the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education.


This free public program is made possible in part by a gift from New York Life Insurance Co. in honor of William Regan III.