The Ambassador of Andorra to the Holy See suggested that the students undertake a special visit to our institution, which welcomed them with enthusiasm and hospitality. In a specially arranged meeting, the students had the opportunity to get a close look at our academic reality. Professor Arasa,
On Friday, January 26, 2024, our University hosted a group of 48 students from a French classical high school in Andorra who made a stop in Rome during an organized trip around Italy.
Starting from Tuesday, January 16th, and until February 16th, 2024, the First Semester Course Evaluation Survey is available online for students of all schools.Access the survey
This is a great opportunity students have to help improve the quality of teaching and didactics.
This year as well, the Embassy of France to the Holy See and the Pious Establishments of France in Rome and Loreto are offering 50 scholarships for the French language. The initiative includes a one-month stay (July or August) in Paris, at the Institut Catholique. The call is open to students of any nationality - priests and seminarians, nuns and monks, laymen and laywomen - who wish to enhance their proficiency in French for their study projects, research work, professional or pastoral endeavors. The minimum required French proficiency level is A2. Applications are open until February 25th. For further
On Wednesday, January 24, 2023 (from 4:30 to 6:30 PM, Benedetto XVI Hall), the School of Theology, in collaboration with the DISF Research Center, has organized a public conference titled "The Word became flesh - Deep Incarnation in the 4th Century and today."
Moderated by professor Claudio Tagliapietra, the event featured professor Giulio Maspero delivering a presentation titled "Deep Incarnation and the Cappadocian's Relational Ontology" and professor Niels H. Gregersen with a presentation titled "Deep Incarnation and Chalcedon: Inspirations from the Cappadocian
On Tuesday, January 16, 2024 (at 3:30 PM, Á. del Portillo Hall), organized by the School of Philosophy, the Study Day "Libertà in gioco" took place. A philosophical reflection based on the book by E. Dezza, A. Nannini, and D. Riserbato, "Intorno al futuro. Volontà e contingenza secondo Duns Scoto" (Around the Future: Will and Contingency According to Duns Scotus). Poster I Program
The meeting with students from the Missouri Columbia School of Journalism has been renewed again this year
From January 11 to 15, 2024, a group of students from the University of Missouri Columbia School of Journalism were once again welcomed by our School of Communication.
As part of their Europe Tour 2024, around twenty students who, for 10 days, visit various European cities such as Brussels, Prague, and Barcelona, arrived in Rome where our School of Communication organized a training and cultural program for them. The program included a session on storytelling, a meeting with two young journalists (Matteo Ciofi from EWTN and Anneliese Taggart from Rome Reports) discussing their experience in
Starting from this academic year, our University has introduced multimedia interactive whiteboards in classrooms A209 (second floor) and A305 (third floor) for use by both faculty and students. The new equipment will enable traditional lectures to be conducted with the aid of advanced technology. Simultaneously, interactive hybrid classes (in-person and streaming) can be facilitated. The provision of these whiteboards will also allow for the recording of lectures and courses, which can be later disseminated to a broader audience. This initial investment, currently in the experimental phase, may be expanded over time to include other classrooms. It positions the University of the Holy Cross as technologically advanced and a pioneer in such innovation among the
On the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the Italian edition of the Joint Diploma in Integral Ecology – the shared initiative of the Pontifical Universities and Institutions of Rome to promote the vision and mission of Pope Francis' Laudato Si' to which our university also adheres – an English edition of the same Diploma is being launched, titled "Course on Integral Ecology: from Laudato Si’ to Laudate Deum." The activity will be offered online in collaboration with numerous leading groups in the field of care for creation. The course consists of six modules, each lasting 90 minutes; classes will take place from January to June 2024 (every third Thursday of the month from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm), along
On Thursday, January 11, 2024, the School of Canon Law celebrated the Academic Feast of the Patron Saint Raymond of Penyafort. Following the Holy Mass in the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare, presided over by the Dean of the Faculty, Fernando Puig, the Academic Ceremony was held in the "Álvaro del Portillo" Lecture Hall.
Professor Schanda Balázs, from the Péter Pázmány Catholic University of Budapest and Judge at the Hungarian Constitutional Court, gave a lecture on the State and Church in the Countries of the former Eastern Bloc three decades after the fall of communism.