Friday, April 4
Nicole Winfield, guest lecture
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Nicole Winfield is the Vatican correspondent for The Associated Press in Rome. She has covered three popes – John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis – travelling with them around the world and reporting on everything from the priestly sex abuse scandal to the church’s relations with Jews to Francis’ revolutionary papacy.
Winfield joined the AP in 1992 in New York and reported from Miami and the United Nations before being sent to Rome in 2001. While based in Rome, Winfield has covered many hot-spots, including the conflicts in Afghanistan, Israel, the Palestinian territories and the Gulf, and she even lent a hand at the 2012 London Olympics. A native of New York City and a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, she is married to Vernon Silver, a senior reporter at Bloomberg News, and is mom to their three young children.
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