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 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, is organizing 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 will be compared through an interdisciplinary reflection involving biblical, anthropological, economic, psychological, and legal aspects.
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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,
From January 29th to February 2nd, 2024, the VIII Seminar Week for Trainers took place titled "Pastori secondo il Cuore di Cristo. La dimensione pastorale della formazione sacerdotale".
The activity was aimed at priests holding positions in seminaries and sought to initiate a shared reflection and fruitful discussion among the various stakeholders involved in the formation of candidates for the priesthood.
From January 21 to 25, 2024, at the Bonus Pastor, the Research Center DISF and the School of Philosophy of our University organized a seminar titled Creativity: Innovation, Transmission, and Motivation in Animals, Humans, and Societies.
The event, with participants from various fields of study - from theology to sociology, from archaeology to economics - addressed the two crucial dimensions for investigating creativity: the social and the environmental. Attention was also focused on cultural transmission strategies as a key element for the emergence of innovations. Finally, the theme of language and its role in creativity was
Starting from this academic year, the Theology course on Sfide attuali dell’etica politica nel campo della vita e del matrimonio is open to external participants.
Taught in Spanish by the emeritus professor Angel Rodríguez Luño, the course delves into the specific perspective of political ethics and its primary goal, which is the common good of society.
In the second part of the course, challenges related to the defense of human life, marriage, and family, as well as gender identity, will be examined, always from the perspective of ethical-political reflection.
Classes will take place every Tuesday from February 13th to May 21st, 2024, from 3:55 PM to 5:35 PM.
External participants can