Thursday, May 12, in memory of Bl. Álvaro del Portillo, founder and first Grand Chancellor of Santa Croce, a celebration took place at the University.

At 4:00 pm (Palazzo dell'Apollinare) musical performance.

At 7:00 pm, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Mons. Javier Echevarría, celebrated the Holy Mass in the Basilica of Sant'Eugenio.




From June 1 to 3, 2016, is the Jubilee for Priests and Seminarians. Among other initiatives for the event, a retreat will be held during which Pope Francis will preach and preside over the Holy Mass.

Further Information and Enrollment

Letter to Priests

From September 5 to 11, 2016, on the initiative of the Faculty of Communications, the 5th edition of The Church Up Close will take place. It is a conference offered in English for journalists who cover religious news, this year on the theme, Covering Catholicism in the Age of Francis.

Further Information | Enrollment

Press Release

September 5-11, 2016

The Church Up Close (V Edition)

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From September 5 to 15, 2016, on the initiative of the Department of Church History, a Workshop in Humanistic IT for Philologists will take place.

For admission, some type of literary-linguistic degree is required, and the applicant cannot be older than 35.

Further Information

Enrollment (by July 31, 2016)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (Aula Benedetto XVI, at 5:00 pm), in collaboration with the Embassy of Peru to the Holy See, there was an event titled Coloquios sobre Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo y el Perù.



From April, 26 to 28, 2016, on the initiative of the School of Church Communications, X Professional Seminar for Church Communication Offices took place, on the theme: "Participation and sharing: managing Church communication in a digital environment".

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From April 18-19, 2016, on the initiative of the Canon Law Faculty, a Conference on Law and norm in the liturgy take place, with reference to the Constitution De Sacra Liturgia, 50 years from the conclusion of the II Vatican Council.

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Thursday, April 14, 2016 (11:30 am, Aula Magna "Giovanni Paolo II") a meeting took place with His Beatitude Mons. Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, in order to consider The situation of Christians in the Holy Land.

Msgr. Twal's Speech

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (9:15 am, Aula Álvaro del Portillo), on the initiative of the Institute of Liturgy, a Study Day took place titled Celebrate the mercy of God.