Monday, October 5, 2015, the Inauguration Ceremony opening the 2015/2015 Academic Year took place.

At 9:30 a.m., the traditional votive Mass of the Holy Spirit was held in Sant'Apollinare Basilica. The Holy Mass was presided by the Grand Chancellor of the University, Mons. Javier Echevarría, and con-celebrated by clergy from the different faculties.

At 11:00 a.m. in Aula Magna 'Giovanni Paolo II', the Solemn Academic Act was followed.

Rev. Prof.Martin Schlag, an outstanding teacher from the Theology Faculty, gave the inaugural speech on the theme Finance and the Tradition of Catholic Social Thought.

Speech by Grand Chancellor

Lectio inauguralis

Memoria of A. Y. 2014/2015

Statistics of A. Y. 2014/2015

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 (5:30 pm, Aula Benedetto XVI) the opening of the exhibition Thérèse de Lisieux ou la brûlure d'amour will be held, set to mark the upcoming canonization of the spouses Luigi and Zelie Martin, St. Therese's parents.


Thursday, October 8, a day of welcome for incoming students was held in order to greet and offer detailed information about the University.

After an introductory talk by the Rector, Mons. Luis Romera, there was a lunch-buffet for all participants.

Following, Rev. Prof. Sergio Tapia, outlined contents of the session.



Monday, October 19, 2015 (9:15 am, Aula Benedetto XVI), the group CASE (Co-responsibility, Administration and Economic Support for the Church) offer their VI Study Day on Planning and Managing Resources.

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From September 22 to 25, 2015, on the initiative of the Moral Theology department, a Bioethics formation course on Questions concerning the beginning of life take place.  

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From September 14 to the 17, 2015, on the initiative of the Philosophy Faculty, the IV Refresher Course for Philosophy professors took place discussing the theme, Freedom in Question. Between Cultural Changes And Scientific Progress.


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Beginning the second week of October, the Department of Languages will offer a Latin course in the afternoons, taught in an engaging and upbeat way.  The method involves using Latin as the only language of communication between professors and students.  At end of the course the student is awarded a certificate equivalent to 6 ECTS.

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From September 21 to 27, 2015, on the initiative of the Research Center Markets, Culture and Ethics, Summer School will be held offering courses on Moral Theology and Ethics, designed particularly for students studying social sciences.

The scope of this initiative is to provide the basis of ethics and Christian morals for those who will work in an economic, political or social environment, in both the academic and professional setting.

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Within context of the annual conference Religion Newswriter Association's, which took place August 28, 2015, in Philadelphia (USA), the Faculty of Communications has organized an intensive session of the Seminar The Church Up Close dedicated to Pope Francis’ next papal visit in The United States. Over 200 journalists have taken part in this program

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