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In celebration of International Women's Day, on March 8, 2023, Roman Pontifical Universities and Dicasteries of the Roman Curia will participate in the event “Women in the Church: Makers of Mankind.” The gathering will take place in the John Paul II Hall at the Pontifical Urban University, starting at 4 p.m. Vice Rector Prof. Cristina Reyes will be representing our university. ZOOM MEETING Meeting ID: 852 8315 9581 Passcode: 269229   More information / Poster
Meetings on Lent with Fr. Fabio Rosini are currently underway. Fr. Rosini is a professor in the Faculty of Theology and director of the Diocese of Rome Vocations Service. The meetings are open to priests, seminarians, and students and are designed to help in the preparation of Lenten Sunday homilies. Meetings are to be held March 3, 10, 17, and 31, 2023. Aula A301 dalle 11 alle 12.30 Poster  
On Saturday, March 4, 2023, from 9 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m., L'Istituto Superiore di Scienze Religiose all'Apollinare hosted a study day, entitled “The Challenge of New Spiritualities and Post-Humanism.” Poster Participation was both online and in person
On Tuesday, February 28, 2023 (11:40 a.m., Aula Magna "Giovanni Paolo II"), the academic community attended the meeting with Cardinal Matteo M. Zuppi, President of the Italian Bishops' Conference, who spoke about "The Church in Italy: Perspectives and Challenges" Poster
On Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, in the Vatican’s Paul VI Audience Hall, the Holy Father Pope Francis will be welcoming an audience of the academic pontifical university and institutional communities present in Rome, made up of about 16,000 students from 120 countries on five continents. The event, whose theme will be "Forming Ourselves Together to Evangelize," is promoted by the Conference of Rectors of Roman Pontifical Universities and Institutions (CRUIPRO)—of which Rev. Luis Navarro, Rector of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, is president—as well as by the association that brings together student representatives from the
On Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, at 11 a.m. in the Sala Marconi (Palazzo Pio – Piazza Pia, 3, Rome), the press conference on the 2022 Report of the Pontifical Universities and Institutions of Rome was held. The Roman Pontifical Universities and Institutions—whose rectors are part of the CRUIPRO Conference (—represent a pool of nearly 16,000 students from more than 120 countries, who attend the 22 universities located in various neighborhoods around Italy’s capital. The report was based on the contributions of communications contacts within these universities and institutions and provides key data about the pontifical universities—from their missions to serve the universal church to the number of
The Faculty of Theology organized a pilgrimage to Orvieto on March 1, 2023, following in the footsteps of their patron saint, Thomas Aquinas. More information/ Poster  
Tuesday, Feb. 20 marked the beginning of the sixth course on the Ars Celebrandi, which aims to bring about more fruitful participation in the celebration of the Eucharist by both priests and the faithful. Opening the course was H.E. Most Rev. Vittorio Francesco Viola, Archbishop and secretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, who spoke on the ars celebrandi in relation to the Apostolic Letter Desiderio Desideri.    
The fourth edition of the Migrant and Refugee Study Day, entitled Narrating Migration: Stories, Faces, Hopes, was held on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. The lectures explored the topic Communication on Migrants and Refugees between Solidarity and Fear. The event was promoted by the ISCOM Association, the Faculty of Communications, and the “Information, Migrants, and Refugees” Committee. More than 100 people attended the event, including journalists, those who work in communications departments of organizations committed to the issue, and church leaders and leaders of educational institutions. Less than ten years ago, Pope Francis took his first papal visit to Lampedusa, and now, ten years later, we have the Russian invasion


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