Waldensian Review No.124 Summer 2014 - Page 10

When the plaque to Pascale was put up on the wall two years ago, an English priest who was a senior Vatican official asked me if it would be all right if he came to join us in the street when it was dedicated. I felt close to the spirit of the founder of Methodism, John Wesley, who in 1749 wrote an irenic letter to Roman Catholics in Ireland, which he summarised in a sermon published in 1755 as ‘Though we cannot think alike, may we not love alike?’ – including being prepared to give up your life. Ken Howcroft Fun – Fundraising evening at Wesley House For a couple of years Tim Macquiban and I have been thinking of organising some fundraising in order to increase our funds and support the Italian student coming to study at Wesley House. One year ago, Simone Maghenzani, a young Waldensian scholar who was then researching for his Ph.D at Sidney Sussex College, suggested an Italian Evening. This year, with Noemi Falla at Wesley House and Simone again [