PISAI warmly congratulates Cardinal Michael L. Fitzgerald, M.Afr., who has been honoured by Queen Elisabeth II with an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) “for services to interfaith and interchurch partnerships”.
Cardinal Fitzgerald was the Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and Delegate to the League of Arab States from 2006 until his retirement in 2012. Previously he had been Secretary (1987-2002) and then President (2002-2006) of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. He worked at PISAI from 1968 to 1978, first in the role of lecturer and then as President (1972-1978). He currently ministers at the inner-city parish of St Vincent de Paul in Liverpool.