Archbishop Kevin McDonald

ARCIC-II (Secretary, 1985-1993) and DPCU (Secretary, 1985-93)

read Latin at Birmingham University, 1965-1968; ordained priest, 20 July 1974 for the Archdiocese of Birmingham; lecturer in moral theology at Oscott College, 1976-1985; secretary at the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity in Rome, 1985-1993; Doctorate of Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum (1989) with a dissertation entitled “Communion and friendship: a framework for ecumenical dialogue in ethics”; Parish priest of English Martyrs, Sparkhill, 1993-1998; Rector of Oscott seminary, 1998-2001; consecrated the 11th Bishop of Northampton, 2 May 2001; installed as the Archbishop of Southwark, 8 December 2003; resigned due to ill health, 4 December 2009