Students from the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Journalism were hosted by the School of Church Communications, on the Roman stop of their "Europe Tour 2018." In addition to the University, they visited St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums.
Social media and digital tools is a theme for the specialization course for non-profit organizations, organized from January 26, to February 23, 2018 by the School of Church Communications in collaboration with Harambee Africa International and the ISCOM Association. The course aims to provide a theoretical and practical specialization with the goal of making most of the online communication and digital identity of non-profit organizations on the most important social media. More information
On January, 18, 2018, on the initiative of the Markets, Culture & Ethics Research Center, the first Rome Conference on Forgiveness, took place. The Conference, in collaboration with the International Forgiveness Institute, the Rotarian Action Group for Peace, and the Relational Ontology Research, concerned the Virtue of Forgiveness Formation in Educational Programs to Promote Peace. Program
On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the presentation of the book "Le opportunità del tempo. Angelo De Santi e la Scuola Superiore di Musica Sacr took place. With the author, rev. prof. Ramón Saiz-Pardo, intervened Mons. Mº Vincenzo De Gregorio, Dean of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music and p. Jordi Agustí Piqué i Collado, OSB, Dean of the Pontifical Liturgical Institute. Invitation
“Religion and Custom – European religion and its cultural and its cultural tradition” was the theme of the meeting which was held at the University in January, in which the delegation of the Chinese scholars belonging to various institutions, universities and research groups took part, among them the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). To welcome them were, the rector Luis Navarro and Bishop Juan Ingacio Arrieta, the Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts and the professor emeritus of the Faculty of Canon Law. The meeting was preceded by a photographic presentation, curated by Vittoria Tam, on the “History of Salvation” and its influence on the Christian art in various cultural areas of the
From the 9th January 2018 the course The Religious Traditions. History, Identity, Social Experiences take place, organized by the ISCOM Association, with the collaboration of the Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. The course intends to supply “a basic information on the structure of the main religious traditions that – as such – form the foundation of the different cultures, influencing the social formations, hierarchical structures, and political and economic lives of different countries”, explains the organizers.
On Friday, January 12, 2018, the School of Theology celebrated the Academic feast of the Patron Saint Thomas Aquinas. At 10.45 am, in the Aula Magna "Giovanni Paolo II", rev. prof. Antonio Aranda, from the University of Navarra, held the lesson Fifty years from "Passionately Loving the World", the homily that St. Josemaría Escrivá held in the campus of the same spanish university.
On Thursday, January 11, 2018, the School of Canon Law celebrated the Academic Fest of the Patron Saint Raymond of Penyafort. At 11 am, in the Álvaro del Portillo Hall, prof. Javier Ferrer Ortiz, from the University of Zaragoza, held the lesson Civil efficacy of canonical marriage in a secularized society.
"God, who is in love with us, draws us to himself with his tenderness". The Academic community formulate wishes for a Holy Christmas
"God, who is in love with us, draws us to himself with his tenderness, by being born poor and frail in our midst, as one of us. He is born in Bethlehem, which means 'house of bread'. In this way, he seems to tell us that he is born as bread for us; he enters our life to give us his life; he comes into our world to give us his love.". (Pope Francis, homily, Decembre, 24, 2016) The Rector and the academic community of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross formulate wishes for a Holy Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018.