PHILADELPHIA – John Allen, Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and Vatican analyst for CNN and National Public Radio, will speak at Old St. Joseph’s Church at 7 p.m. Oct. 5. Allen will discuss his latest book “The Future Church: How Ten Trends are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church.”

The social justice and adult education committees are sponsoring this event in conjunction with St. Joseph’s University. Admission is free and open to the public.

Old St. Joseph’s is located at 321 Willings Alley, one half block south of Fourth and Walnut Sts.