During the Assembly of the Conference of Rectors of Universities and Pontifical Roman Institutions (CRUIPRO) on November 20th, the inter-institutional agreement CRUIPRO to promote student mobility within the Roman ecclesiastical university system, which had been signed on December 7, 2020, was renewed for a second three-year term. The agreement stipulates that every semester, regular students can attend a course free of charge at one of the participating institutions, subject to authorization from their home institution and acceptance by the hosting institution. Access the Agreement |
7th edition of the 'Joint Diploma in Integral Ecology,' on December 7th, the lessons of the 2nd module
Thursday, December 7, 2023 (at 3:00 PM, Álvaro del Portillo Hall), our University hosted the lessons of the 2nd module of the seventh edition of the Joint Diploma in Integral Ecology, a shared initiative of the Pontifical Universities and Institutions of Rome aimed at spreading the vision and mission of Pope Francis' Laudato Si'. The lectures were conducted by prof. Prem Xalxo from the Gregorian University, prof. Arturo Bellocq from Santa Croce, and prof. Linda Pocher from Auxilium. The Joint Diploma takes place over an academic year (November 2023 - June 2024) and is structured into six modules, corresponding to the six chapters of Laudato Si'. Each module includes two
800 years since the first nativity scene: an afternoon of theological, spiritual, and artistic exploration on December 13th
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 (at 3:30 PM, Aula Magna Giovanni Paolo II), the School of Theology is organizing an Afternoon of Theological, Spiritual, and Artistic Exploration titled 800 years since the first nativity scene (1223-2023).
Moderated by prof. Gutiérrez-Martín, director of the Institute of Liturgy of the Holy Cross, the discussion will involve the essayist fr. Enzo Fortunato, OFM Conv., liturgy lecturer Giuseppe Falanga, and the master of Neapolitan nativity art, Aniello Gaudino.
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 (at 3:00 PM, Benedetto XVI Hall), our University will host the Session of the Joint Diploma on the thought of Saint Thomas Doctor Humanitatis, dedicated in the Academic Year 2023-2024 to the theme Il bonum: gift of the creator and task of creation. The lectures will be delivered by prof. Catalina Vial, on The God-Love in history: the Holy Spirit and the grace of Christ,'and prof. Marco Vanzini, on Man's faith as an opening to the Love of God. The Joint Diploma program is annual, with each year focusing on a specific aspect of the thought of Saint Thomas. There are 9 modules, each entrusted to a Pontifical University or Institution that organizes the
On Tuesday, December 12, 2023 (at 3:00 PM, Aula Álvaro del Portillo), the III Étienne Gilson Medieval Studies Day will take place. Professors fr. Serge-Thomas Bonino, OP (Angelicum), and Fabrizio Amerini (University of Parma) will speak on the theme 1323: Thomas Aquinas, theologian, philosopher, saint. Seven hundred years since canonization. On this occasion, some publications on the History of Medieval Philosophy edited by professors B. Ippolito and A. Petagine (Roma Tre), E. Dezza (Antonianum) will be presented. Information
Presentation of the Books "Legge e Libertà" (Edusc) and "In viaggio con le emozioni" (San Paolo), December 1st
On Friday, December 1, 2023, (at 11:30 AM in the Benedetto XVI Hall), the book Legge e Libertà, published by Edusc and written by Romano Penna, emeritus professor of New Testament in various faculties of theology, was presented. The book, as stated on the back cover, offers a biblical-theological itinerary that allows the reader to grasp the central aspects of the law-freedom dialectic and to focus on the peculiarity of the Christian message. In addition to the author, Eric Noffke from the Waldensian School of Theology and professors Carlos Jódar, Giuseppe De Virgilio, and Eusebio González from our University's School of Theology participated. On
Roundtable on "Hope and its Faces" and presentation of the "Giuseppe De Carli" Award 2023, on November 30th
On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at the initiative of the cultural association "Giuseppe De Carli" and in collaboration with the School of Communication, a Round Table on Hope and its Faces was held. Moderated by journalist Alessandra Ferraro and following greetings from prof. Daniel Arasa, dean of the School of Communication, and Giovanni Tridente, president of the De Carli Association, participants in the round table included Santiago Sanz, professor of Eschatology at the School of Theology, and Piero Dominici, sociology professor at the University of
In the context of University Life activities, on November 30, 2023, a guided tour was organized to the Venerable English College, the oldest British institution outside the country. A group of students from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross participated in the visit (pictured). The palace, dating back to the late sixteenth century, is located at 45 Via di Monserrato, just a short walk from our Library.
This event also provided an opportunity to learn about the history of the 44 priest martyrs who studied at this College and were martyred in England and Wales between 1581 and 1678
The academic community mourns the passing of rev. Fadi Sarraf, a doctoral candidate at the School of Theology, who suddenly passed away at the age of 51 while preaching a retreat at the Manoir de Beaujeu in Canada.
Originally from Syria but settled in Canada, where he studied engineering at McGill University, he was ordained a priest in Rome in 2021 and incardinated into the Prelature of Opus Dei. He was working on his doctoral thesis on The Role of Three Sacraments in Christian Spirituality According to Scott Hahn's