NEW YORK— Fordham University will award His Eminence and Beatitude Mar Nasrallah Boutros Cardinal Sfeir, the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, an honorary degree of humane letters at a special convocation on Friday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral in Brooklyn. The event is open to the public.
Since his election as Maronite Patriarch in 1986, Cardinal Sfeir has been a strident defender of the poor and disenfranchised, and outspoken in denouncing injustice, corruption and violence. He received his licentiate in philosophy and in theology at the Jesuit University of Saint Joseph in Beirut.
DATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 18
TIME: 7 P.M.
PLACE: OUR LADY OF LEBANON CATHEDRAL
113 REMSEN ST.