Forthcoming Events

On Tuesday, April 9th, 2024 (at 3 p.m., Benedict XVI Auditorium), the Research Group on Relational Ontology (ROR) organized the Seminar Re-Thinking the Filioque: Post-Modern Quaestio Disputata on an Ecumenical Proposal.
Khaled Anatolios, dean of the School of Theology of the University of Notre Dame, presided and was present, among others, Msgr. Andrea Palmieri, of the Dicastery for Christian Unity. Faced with the ecumenical proposal that the Seminar proposed, various perspectives were illustrated.
On the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic dated March 25, 2024, the Decree with the Table of correspondence between Italian academic titles and those of the Holy See for the purpose of recognizing university-level study cycles and periods in the European region, as provided for by the previous Agreement between Italy and the Holy See of February 13, 2019, was published.
Also this year, our University hosted the boys and girls of UNIV 2024 participating in the international meeting among university students born on the initiative of St. Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei. Approximately 3000 young people have arrived in Rome to experience a Holy Week filled with training sessions, moments of prayer, opportunities to be together, and to participate alongside Pope Francis in liturgical ceremonies. This year's theme is The Human Factor, with reflections on the technological advancements of Artificial Intelligence prompting questions such as: what is human intelligence? What is human creativity? Or, delving even deeper: what makes us human? The UNIV participants had their academic
On the occasion of the Easter Holidays, both the Palazzo dell'Apollinare and the Library will be closed from March 28th to April 1st, 2024. From April 2nd to April 7th, exams and classes for the ISSR will be held at the Apollinare. Classes for the Faculties will resume on Monday, April 8th. Wishing you a blessed Easter Resurrection!
On March 21, 2024, a new "Santa Croce Incontra" event took place, an internal communication activity aimed at school, students, and administrative staff: initiatives and proposals of the Santa Croce Alumni community were presented, to which all those who have studied at our University belong. Since January 2023, previous "Incontra" events have focused on the ISSR at the Apollinare, the Library, and the Learn Rome project.
On Friday, March 15th (from 3 pm to 6 pm) and Saturday, March 16th, 2024 (from 9 am to 12:30 pm) in Room A305, the Joan Baptista Torelló Research Group, in collaboration with the ROR Group, has organized a Course on the Emotional Regulation of the Spiritual Companion. The activity aimed to provide participants with some psychological skills that will help them to engage in spiritual companionship in an enriching way, both for the accompanied person and for the companion themselves. On the first day, Dr. Carlos Chiclana, psychiatrist and medical director in Madrid, addressed the theme of Self-
On Thursday, March 14, 2024 (from 9 am to 6:30 pm, in the Aula Magna Giovanni Paolo II), the "Centro di studi Giuridici sulla Famiglia", operating at the School of Canon Law, organized the 6th Interdisciplinary Study Day on Legal Anthropology of the Family, entitled Anthropology of the Family and Work: From the Search for Balance to the Discovery of Complementarity. Different secular legal systems were compared through an interdisciplinary that involved biblical, anthropological, economic, psychological, and legal aspects. Information and Registrations
On Saturday, March 9, 2024 (at 4:00 PM, Álvaro del Portillo Hall), the "liber amicorum" dedicated to Prof. Johannes Grohe on the occasion of his 70th birthday was presented.
The text was written with contributions from friends, colleagues from Santa Croce, the Society for Historical Research of Councils, and the RIGG (Roman Institute of the Görres Society), of which the professor is Vice Director. Prof. Grohe will return to Germany in the fall, after 27 years of teaching Medieval Church History at our University.
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


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