Portsmouth Abbey, the renowned boarding school in Rhode Island, is hosting its first annual Portsmouth Institute conference entitled “The Catholic William F. Buckley Jr”:

Speakers will include Buckley’s son, author Christopher Buckley, Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, New Criterion editor-in-chief Roger Kimball, First Things editor Joseph Bottum, syndicated columnist Maggie Gallagher, National Review Online editor Kathryn Lopez, Heritage Foundation fellow Lee Edwards and Father George Rutler, pastor of Church of Our Saviour in New York City.

For more information, visit the Institute’s website .