Forthcoming Events

Monday, October 7, 2024 Opening of the Academic Year   Tuesday, October 8, 2024 Start of Classes (First Semester)   Wednesday, October 9, 2024 Welcome Day for New Students   Friday, December 13, 2024 Silver Medals Award Ceremony for Staff   Wednesday, December 18, 2024 to Monday, January 6, 2025 Christmas Holidays   Tuesday, January 7, 2025 Resumption of Classes after Christmas   Friday, January 24, 2025 Last Day of Classes for the First Semester   Saturday, January 25 to Saturday, February 15, 2025 First Exam Session (Winter)   Monday, February 17
The concluding ceremonies for the respective School courses are taking place these days, with the awarding of certificates to students completing their study cycles. Awarding of Bachelor’s Degrees School of Theology, Monday, June 17, 11:00 AM in Aula Álvaro del Portillo School of Philosophy, Thursday, June 20, 11:30 AM in Aula Álvaro del Portillo Awarding of Licentiate Degrees School of Theology, Wednesday, June 19, 11:00 AM in Aula Magna Giovanni Paolo II School of Communication, Wednesday, June 19, 11:00 AM in Aula Benedetto XVI School of Canon Law, Thursday, June 20, 11:15 AM in Aula Benedetto XVI School of Philosophy, Thursday, June 20, 11:30 AM in Aula Álvaro del Portillo  
From June 17 to 21, 2024, the MCE (Markets, Culture & Ethics) Research Center will host the International Workshop Transparency and Accountability in the Catholic Church - A Practical Journey. This event is organized in collaboration with the John A. Ryan Institute of St. Thomas University, St. Mary's University in Twickenham, London, and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. The goal of the workshop is to provide Catholic Church leaders with practical insights to implement transparency within their organizations or areas of influence. The main objectives include: Examining transparency from every angle Equipping leaders with the tools and strategies necessary
On Thursday, June 13, 2024 (at 3:00 PM - Álvaro del Portillo Hall), the academic ceremony in honor of prof. Giorgio Faro took place on the occasion of his leave from the School of Philosophy. Moderated by prof. Labastida, prof. Cito and prof. Rodríguez Luño participated. Prof. Faro delivered a Lectio Brevis on Nietzsche and the Aristocrats of Labor.      
Friday, June 21, 2024 (11:00 AM, Aula Magna "Giovanni Paolo II"), the usual event "Welcome to... Alumni Santa Croce 2024" will take place for those who have completed their studies at our University during this academic year. Our guest will be one of our alumnus from the School of Theology (PhD 2015), Father Alberto Giardina, currently the Director of the National Liturgical Office of the Italian Episcopal Conference. Following the event, there will be a Holy Mass celebrated in the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare. The day will conclude with a convivial gathering in the courtyard. It will be possible to follow the event via
On Tuesday, June 25, 2024, (at 4:00 PM in the "Giovanni Paolo II" Aula Magna), the Ceremony of Emeritus will be held for Professor Luis Navarro, Ordinary Professor of Personal Law at the School of Canon Law, current Rector Magnificus, and President of CRUIPRO. The entire academic community and all who wish to attend are cordially invited to share this significant moment with our outgoing Rector. A reception will follow. Invitation  
Applications are now open for the De Lubac Award, 2025 edition, promoted by the French Embassy to the Holy See through the French Institute - Centre Saint-Louis and aimed at students of Pontifical Universities, as well as universities and institutions in Rome. The call for applications is active until July 19, 2024. It is reserved for doctoral students who have successfully defended a thesis between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024. The research fields of interest encompass all disciplines mentioned in the apostolic constitution Veritatis gaudium on Universities and Ecclesiastical Faculties of December 8, 2017 (Article 70 of the Common Norms).
On Saturday, June 8, 2024, starting at 7:30 PM, the Office for Promotion & Development Italy organized the annual fundraising evening for scholarships to be awarded to priest students and seminarians attending our University. This year's program included a concert by Maestro Olga Zdorenko inside the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare. Following the concert, dinner took place on the terrace of the Palazzo dell'Apollinare.
Volume 9, Issue 1 (2024) of the scientific journal Church, Communication and Culture from the School of Communication is available. Various topics are addressed, from the decoding of Christian iconography to the analysis of papal messages on the World Day of Peace. Two case studies are proposed, focusing on the management of dissent by Communication offices. Link to the new issue Church, Communication & Culture is the academic journal of the School of Communication at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. It is dedicated to deepening the knowledge and understanding of the dialogue between


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