Lessons in survival Premium17 July 2014 | by Christopher Lamb
One of England’s most high-profile Catholic colleges, the Jesuit-run Heythrop, is considering joining forces with the new university of St Mary’s, Twickenham. It would be a move brought about by the harsh reality of today’s economic climate Saturday 21 June was a heady day for Heythrop College. Its 400th anniversary celebrations had begun a few days earlier with a substantial academic conference, featuring its staff and Jesuits from around the world, and marking its long tradition of learning provided by the Society of Jesus that started in Louvain and is now based in Kensington, central London. Then, on the Saturday, there was a Mass of thanksgiving celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and a garden party in the college’s grounds. The wine flowed as people
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