This is the first biographical study on the new Archbishop of Westminster, Archbishop Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, who succeeds Carindal Basil Hume. The book contains an immediate and comprehensive summary of the new spiritual leader of Roman Catholics in England. His schooling, his student days, early church ministry and rise through the Catholic hierarchy is covered.
What kind of church does Archbishop Cormac inherit at the start of a new millennium? The challenges faced by the church today are explored in this book.