Faith and politics
Flamboyant former minister and practising Roman Catholic Ann Widdecombe has claimed faith gets too much of a bad press.
The former Employment and Home Office minister was speaking on the topic of Faith and Politics at theUniversityofLeicesteron 26 October. The Provost Derek Hole Public Lecture is an annual free lecture by a notable figure on an aspect of faith.
She said, ‘Today faith often gets a bad press but I believe it enhances public life and gives a moral direction to politics’.