2005 – 2006

October 2

Jeff Greenfield, Lecture: “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times – Ethics and Politics in the Mass Media Age,”
UCSB Campbell Hall

Jeff Greenfield, CNN Senior Analyst and Time Magazine columnist examines the ongoing tension between traditional ethics and modern politics in this inaugural address for the Capps Forum on Ethics at UC Santa Barbara. Among the questions Greenfield raises are whether politicians truly debate the serious issues of the day, whether major media outlets provide honest and rigorous analysis of those issues and whether voters care one way or the other. (#11164)
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October 17

Mario T. Garcia & Fr. Virgil Cordano, O.F.M., Lecture and Book Signing: “Padre: The Spiritual Journey of Father Virgil Cordano,”
McCune Conference Room, UCSB

Mario Garcia talks about his new book called “Padre: The Spiritual Journey of Father Virgil Cordano” that deals with the story of a priest’s tumultuous and challenging journey toward his place in the Catholic Church. An oral history life-story of Father Virgil Cordano, now the spiritual head of Santa Barbara’s Old Mission, Garcia’s book also discusses the emerging freedom of the Catholic lay community, the shifting winds of change within the Church and the agonizing effects of the sexual abuse crisis. (#11280)
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