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phanCongratulations to Peter Phan Receiving John Courtney Murray Award
(from Monastic Interreligious Dialogue http://www.monasticdialog.com/n.php?id=85)

Dr. Peter Phan, noted theologian and author who serves as an advisor to Monastic Interreligious Dialogue, is the recipient of the 2010 Catholic Theology Society of America’s John Courtney Murray Award, The award, the highest honor bestowed by the society on a theologian, was made at a CTSA banquet in Cleveland June 12.

Dr. Phan, who holds the Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social Thought in the Theology Department of Georgetown University, is a priest of the Diocese of Dallas. He received the Doctor of Sacred Theology from the Universitas Pontificia Salesiana, Rome, and the Doctor Philosophy and the Doctor of Divinity from the University of London. He was also awarded the honorary Doctor of Theology from Chicago Theological Union. He is the first non-Anglo to be elected President of Catholic Theological Society of America.