Forthcoming Events

On Wednesday, February 21, 2024 (at 9:30 am, in the Aula Magna Giovanni Paolo II), a new event on communication and migrants took place, titled Migrants and Refugees Between Solidarity and Fear, promoted in collaboration with the ISCOM Association and the Committee on Information, Migrants, and Refugees.
The activity aimed to provide a new opportunity for dialogue among authorities, academics, journalists, and humanitarian organization leaders to focus on the challenges of the media system and to contribute to more accurate information in
On January 31, 2024, the deadline for participating in the second Call for Projects, launched last September to welcome interdisciplinary and international research proposals, expired. Fourteen project proposals involving 53 professors from Santa Croce and a significant number of researchers from other universities were received. Each proposal will be scientifically evaluated by a group of experts, both internal and external to the University, coordinated by the Scientific Committee composed of professors Giuseppe Tanzella-Nitti and Héctor Franceschi from Santa Croce and Professor Ángel J. Gómez Montoro from the University of Navarra. Subsequently, the projects will be
The School of Canon Law of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross wishes to remember Professor Gaetano Lo Castro with a Mass for the repose of his soul, on the occasion of his thirtieth anniversary, on February 29th, at 7:00 PM, in the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare (located at Piazza di Sant'Apollinare in Rome). Those who wish to concelebrate are kindly requested to send a message to fpuig [at] On January 29, 2024, Professor Gaetano Lo Castro passed away in Catania after several months of illness. He was a visiting scholar at the School of Canon Law continuously since 1985 and an emeritus professor of Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Law at the University of Rome "La Sapienza."
Starting from February 15, 2024, begins the 11th edition of the Seminar Trainers Course  on Thursdays from 3:30 PM to 5:15 PM. The course is designed for priest students in Rome who will be providing future service in the training and guidance of candidates for priesthood. The course aims to contribute to the preparation of trainers for diocesan seminaries, prepare for the ministry of spiritual accompaniment and discernment, teach how to provide training for freedom, understand the maturation processes of seminarians, and develop awareness of the seminary environment. The course is conducted exclusively in face-to-face format,
On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Casa Santa Marta, a Collaboration Agreement was signed between the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and our University, in the shared mission of preventing abuse and protecting minors and vulnerable adults, which is inherent to the universal Church.
The agreement was signed by Cardinal Seán O’Malley, OFM, as President of the Commission, and by Reverend Luis Navarro, the
On Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 11:15 a.m., the Holy Mass was celebrated in the Basilica in honor of Mary Queen of Apostles, the Patroness of the Higher Institute of Religious Sciences at the Apollinare.
Professor Filippo Serafini delivered the Lectio magistralis  titled The Vocation of Abraham in Genesis: The Importance of Delimiting the Passage.  
On February 5, 2024, Pope Francis appointed Reverend Monsignor Graziano Borgonovo as Undersecretary of the Department for Evangelization, Section for Fundamental Issues of Evangelization Worldwide. Monsignor Borgonovo, who is also an appointed professor of Fundamental Moral Theology at our University, previously served as an Official in the Department for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Doctoral and Specialized Master's students enrolled in the School of Philosophy are invited to submit an academic paper for the XXV World Congress of Philosophy, to be held at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome from August 1 to 8, 2024. The Schools of Philosophy of five Pontifical Universities (Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Pontifical Gregorian University, Pontifical Lateran University, and Pontifical Urban University) have jointly issued a Call for Projects. This call aims to select noteworthy papers, and the selected authors will have their congress registration fees covered. Submissions, which will be evaluated by an inter-university committee comprising
On Friday, February 2, 2024, (at 9:00 AM in room A101), the Communication Day for Non-Profit took place, organized by the School of Communication in collaboration with the ISCOM Association, Harambee Foundation, and FOCSIV. The event focused on the theme The Added Social Value of a Non-Profit: Communication, Identity, and Trust. The meeting centered around the role of communication leaders in non-profit institutions in strengthening critical thinking, constructive dialogue, and trust. In this way, they can contribute to building an informed and participatory community that carries out its mission in society based on its own identity. The professionals who participated in the event were Daniele Chieffi,


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