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On the 7th and 8th of March 2024, the University of the Holy Cross hosted the Interuniversity International Conference Women in the Church: Architects of the Human, which took place both in person and online. The purpose of the initiative was to highlight the aspects in which the woman's role as an "architect" is manifested (education, spirituality, promotion of peace and dialogue, etc.) within the context of the universal Church. This reality is particularly evident in the diversity of countries of origin and in the actions of holy women. The conference analyzed analyze the figures of Saint Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947), Venerable Magdeleine of Jesus (1898-1989), Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821), Saint Mary MacKillop (1842-1909
On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, the School of Theology celebrated the Academic Feast in honor of Saint Thomas Aquinas with a pilgrimage to Viterbo.
Approximately 170 people participated, including professors and students who were welcomed with a greeting from the Bishop of Viterbo, Orazio Francesco Piazza. After visiting the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and the Papal Palace, Professor Philip Goyret, dean of the School, concelebrated Mass with 40 other priests.
On Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 (at 3:00 PM, Álvaro del Portillo Hall), the School of Philosophy and the "Rhetoric & Anthropology" Group organized a Study Day on the theme The Impact of Music: Anthropology, Phenomenology, Relationship.
Moderated by Professor Sergio Tapia, the speakers included Rafael Jimenéz Catano from the School of Communication, who spoke on Music and rhetoric in the perception of human unity, and Cecilia Franchini, pianist and Professor at the Conservatorio “Benedetto Marcello” in Venice, who spoke about The
On Wednesday, February 29, 2024, at our University, the last session of the Interuniversity Course on Educational Innovation promoted by CRUIPRO (Conference of Rectors of Italian Universities and Pontifical Roman Institutions) and taught by Professor Susanna Sancassani from the Polytechnic University of Milan was held.
The project Formarsi per formare e innovare la didattica universitaria (Training to teach and innovate university teaching) was launched in June 2023. In addition to the University of the Holy Cross, the following institutions
In order to support direct student involvement in university and library activities, two projects have been proposed and implemented with their contribution, which are outlined below. 1. A video aimed at promoting certain library services dedicated to doctoral students, illustrated by those who utilize them on a daily basis.
  2. A podcast where students express their opinions on the importance of music in life and in different cultures. A way to offer food for thought and open a discussion in anticipation of the upcoming Study Day
Interest in spirituality among young people is growing worldwide: this is one of the findings of a survey conducted by the Research Group Footprints Research Group. Young People: Expectations, Ideals, Beliefs of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, in collaboration with the Spanish polling institute GAD3, which was presented on February 29, 2024, at 10:45 am at the University (Aula Álvaro del Portillo). The analysis took place during November and
On Thursday, February 29, 2024 (at 4 PM - Álvaro del Portillo Hall), the School of Canon Law has organized a Round Table titled The Duty to Report Crimes of Abuse.
After the introductory remarks by Professor Eduardo Baura of the School of Canon Law, several experts have examined the issue from various perspectives: the civil perspective has been addressed by Professor Roberto Borgonovo, the canonical perspective by Professor Matteo Visioli, and the ecclesiastical perspective by Professor Massimo del Pozzo. Professor Jorge
In Rome, a training course promoted by the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors is currently taking place, aimed at bishops, presidents, and directors of Caritas Latin America and the Caribbean on the topic of Safe Church Environments.
One of the sessions of the course, scheduled until March 1st, was held on Tuesday, February 27th, 2024, at the Pontifical University of Santa Croce. This activity is part of the
On Thursdays February 22nd and 29th, and March 7th, 2024, (at 3:00 PM, The Great Hall of Pope John Paul II) the Center for Priestly Formation, in collaboration with the Relational Ontology Research Group (ROR), offers a short Course entitled Prevention of Abuses in the Church. Accompanying, Healing, Managing to priests, religious, seminarians, laypeople, and University students.
The lessons are held by professors Ilaria Vigorelli and Francisco Insa


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