Fr. Nebres conferred Doctorate of Letters at Liverpool Hope University
 
Fr. Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J., immediate past President of Ateneo de Manila University, was conferred Doctorate of Letters, honoris causa, at Liverpool Hope University in the UK on July 20, 2011. The conferment was the highlight of the second graduation ceremony held in the Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King on Hope street in Liverpool.   Fr. Nebres was among the three who were awarded an honorary degree:  on Tuesday, 19th July, Dr. Ali Gomaa, the Grand Mufti of Egypt received a Doctorate of Humane letters and on Thursday, 21st July, The Archbishop of Westminster, Most Reverend Vincent Nichols received a Doctorate of Divinity.


Fr. Nebres following the conferment

Dr. Maria Luz C. Vilches, Dean of the School of Humanities, was present at the conferment, and writes of the experience. Visit www.ateneo.edu for her account.