Forthcoming Events

On Saturday, March 4, 2023, from 9 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m., L'Istituto Superiore di Scienze Religiose all'Apollinare hosted a study day, entitled “The Challenge of New Spiritualities and Post-Humanism.” Poster Participation was both online and in person
On Tuesday, February 28, 2023 (11:40 a.m., Aula Magna "Giovanni Paolo II"), the academic community attended the meeting with Cardinal Matteo M. Zuppi, President of the Italian Bishops' Conference, who spoke about "The Church in Italy: Perspectives and Challenges" Poster
On Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, in the Vatican’s Paul VI Audience Hall, the Holy Father Pope Francis will be welcoming an audience of the academic pontifical university and institutional communities present in Rome, made up of about 16,000 students from 120 countries on five continents. The event, whose theme will be "Forming Ourselves Together to Evangelize," is promoted by the Conference of Rectors of Roman Pontifical Universities and Institutions (CRUIPRO)—of which Rev. Luis Navarro, Rector of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, is president—as well as by the association that brings together student representatives from the
On Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, at 11 a.m. in the Sala Marconi (Palazzo Pio – Piazza Pia, 3, Rome), the press conference on the 2022 Report of the Pontifical Universities and Institutions of Rome was held. The Roman Pontifical Universities and Institutions—whose rectors are part of the CRUIPRO Conference (—represent a pool of nearly 16,000 students from more than 120 countries, who attend the 22 universities located in various neighborhoods around Italy’s capital. The report was based on the contributions of communications contacts within these universities and institutions and provides key data about the pontifical universities—from their missions to serve the universal church to the number of
The Faculty of Theology organized a pilgrimage to Orvieto on March 1, 2023, following in the footsteps of their patron saint, Thomas Aquinas. More information/ Poster  
Tuesday, Feb. 20 marked the beginning of the sixth course on the Ars Celebrandi, which aims to bring about more fruitful participation in the celebration of the Eucharist by both priests and the faithful. Opening the course was H.E. Most Rev. Vittorio Francesco Viola, Archbishop and secretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, who spoke on the ars celebrandi in relation to the Apostolic Letter Desiderio Desideri.    
The fourth edition of the Migrant and Refugee Study Day, entitled Narrating Migration: Stories, Faces, Hopes, was held on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. The lectures explored the topic Communication on Migrants and Refugees between Solidarity and Fear. The event was promoted by the ISCOM Association, the Faculty of Communications, and the “Information, Migrants, and Refugees” Committee. More than 100 people attended the event, including journalists, those who work in communications departments of organizations committed to the issue, and church leaders and leaders of educational institutions. Less than ten years ago, Pope Francis took his first papal visit to Lampedusa, and now, ten years later, we have the Russian invasion
On Wednesday, February 15, 2023 (9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Álvaro del Portillo Lecture Hall) the Institute of Liturgy held a study day, which, this year, was dedicated to Divina Perceptio. Perception and Experience of the Mystery of Christ in the Liturgy. More Information
February 16, 2023 has kicked off the 10th edition of the Course for Seminary Trainers, aimed at student priests in Rome who are to serve in the future in the formation and accompaniment of candidates for the priesthood. Program - Registration


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