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On Friday 25 November 2022 (10.30 a.m. in Hall À. del Portillo), the Academic celebration of the School of Philosophy took place, on the occasion of the anniversary of its patron saint. St Catherine of Alexandria. Prof. Em. Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz (Technische Universität Dresden) gave a lecture entitled How to rethink the human being - masculine and feminine? The provocation of Edith Stein's anthropology. Information  
The interdisciplinary research CASE Group (Corresponsabilità, Amministrazione e Sostegno Economico alla Chiesa) organized the 9th Study Day on Canonical Patrimonial Law. The Day took place on 25 November 2022 in the Benedict XVI Hall (1st floor). More Information  
On Tuesday 8 November 2022, the School of Philosophy organized the Interdisciplinary Forum On Anthropology-IFA Study Day with talks by Prof. Luca Valera (Universidad Valladolid and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), Prof. Donatella Pacelli (LUMSA University) and Prof. Juan Narbona (PUSC). Moderator: Prof. Francesco Russo. More information
From 3 to 5 November 2022, the Institute of Liturgy, in collaboration with the Fundación Vía del Arte, organized the 2nd Meeting of Artists and Theologians entitled "The Home as a Place of Worship".  Artists, liturgists and art historians presented various practical projects related to the theme. The sessions was held in Spanish. Program
From 11 October 2022, and until April, the Department of Church History is organising a series of Seminars dedicated to the theme "Persecutors and the Persecuted: Stories of Religious Persecution in Modern and Contemporary Times". The activities - six in total, open to both lecturers and university students - take place on Tuesday afternoons (3 p.m., Room A207). It is possible to earn 3 CFU credits. Program
For the sixth year, the University adheres to the Joint Diploma in Integral Ecology, the initiative shared between the Universities and the Pontifical Athenaeums of Rome based on the message of the Encyclical of Pope Francis Laudato si'. The Diploma will be developed in six modules, corresponding to the six chapters of the Encyclical, divided into two lessons of two hours each. It will be offered to students of pontifical universities as well as members of religious orders, priests, catechists, and pastoral workers who have completed a Bachelor or a High School degree. Program  
On Monday, October 3, 2022, the Inauguration Ceremony opening the 2022-23 academic year took place. The traditional votive Mass of the Holy Spirit was held in Sant'Apollinare Basilica, presided by the Grand Chancellor of the University, Mons. Fernando Ocáriz, and con-celebrated by clergy from the different schools. In Aula Magna 'Giovanni Paolo II', the Solemn Academic Act took place.  
16 executive leaders from the IFCU membership coming from Africa, Latin America, North America and Europe gathered this week at the Pontifical Irish College. The participants were involved in an interactive pedagogy during this action-oriented program which covered the following topics: Institutional Strategic Development, Catholic Identity and Higher Education, Aspects of the Context of managing Catholic Universities, Role of the Rector and senior leadership in effective institutional change and development, Personal effectiveness of the Institutional Leader. They could share together analysis, programs, experiences. One of the working days was hosted, on Wednesday, September 21, at the Holy Cross, with a meeting with the representatives of the
8th Refresher Course in Marriage and Canon Procedural Law, 19-23 September 2022. More information


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