On Thursday, May 25, 2023 (at 5 p.m., in the Aula Benedict XVI), Harambee Africa International, in celebration of the annual World Africa Day, has organized an event entitled African Voices in the Spotlight: Exploring Current Events.
SISRI's 14th Workshop -"Ends of Research and the Search for Meaning. Interdisciplinary Reflections on Freedom."
On Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, 2023 (at the Centro Convegni Bonus Pastor, located at Via Aurelia 208, Rome), the 14th Workshop of the Scuola Internazionale Superiore per la Ricerca Interdisciplinare (SISRI) will be held, entitled "Ends of Research and the Search for Meaning. Interdisciplinary Reflections on Freedom." The event will begin Saturday with a lecture by prof. Stefano Oliva (DISF Research Center) entitled “Freedom and Truth: The Personal Character of Research.” In the afternoon, prof. Elena Colombetti (Extraordinary Professor of Applied Ethics in the School of Philosophy) will give a lecture entitled “The Need for
On Thursday 18 May 2023 (15.00-18.00, Aula Álvaro del Portillo) at our University one of the two Study Days entitled Making the person flourish: the proposal of Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) was held, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of the french philosopher. The second day was held on Friday 19 May 2023 (9.00-13.00) at the Roma Tre University. Information
On Saturday, May 13, 2023 (9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Room A202), the Istituto Superiore di Scienze Religiose all'Apollinare is organizing the annual AFE (the Italian acronym for “Love Family Education”) Study Day entitled On the Road to Marriage. The speakers will be: Prof. Héctor Franceschi, professor of Canon Matrimonial Law, and Prof. José María Galvan, professor of Moral Theology, while Prof. Sipontina Beverelli will lead a workshop. This year's study day, which offers an in-depth look at love and family, will focus on the preparation for the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony. It
The Personal Archives of Joan Baptista Torelló Donated to Our Library; Research Group "Psychology and Spiritual Life" Founded
A few weeks ago, the Joan Baptista Torelló Research Group in Psychology and Spiritual Life was established by the School of Theology’s Department of Spiritual Theology. The personal archive of the scholar, who taught for many years for the department, is on its way from Vienna. The new Torelló Center’s mission is to deepen the relationship between psychology and spirituality, from an interdisciplinary perspective. The archive’s organization will begin in the coming months, supervised by historian José María López-Barajas, who spent long periods
The Library Joins the Parsifal Platform, Promoted by the URBE (Unione Romana Biblioteche Ecclesiastiche) Network
On Thursday, May 11, 2023 (3 p.m., John Paul II Auditorium - Urbaniana University), the URBE (Unione Romana Biblioteche Ecclesiastiche) Network inaugurated Parsifal, a linked-data management system and entity discovery platform which facilitates the exchange and interoperability of bibliographic data among the libraries that are union members. Our Rector, Luis Navarro, was present for the opening remarks, and Stefano Bargioni, deputy director of our library, gave a talk on the changing professionalism of the cataloger. Our library contributed to the initiative by providing its
On Wednesday, May 10, 2023, (4 p.m., Álvaro del Portillo Lecture Hall) there was the presentation of the book Indigenous People and Christians? The Dialogue between Evangelization and Indigenous Cultures in Latin America (15th-18th Centuries), published by TAU Editrice and written by Prof. Luis Martínez Ferrer, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Church History at our university. The event’s speakers were María Pilar Martino, from the Complutense University of Madrid, and Saqijix López Ixcoy, from the Rafael Landívar University in Guatemala. They spoke with the author about the theme of
The new semi-annual issue (36, No. 2 - 2022) of Annales Theologici, the international journal published by the School of Theology, on the theme The Synodality of the Church was recently published. This edition delves deeper into the topic in a systematic and didactic way, and offers an excellent opportunity for reflection in light of the upcoming General Assembly of Synods 2023-2024. Go to the volume
From May 2-4, 2023, the School of Church Communications was held the 13th Professional Seminar on Church Communication Offices entitled "Relevance and Listening: Communicating the Christian Message in the Plurality of Contemporary Voices." Program Informative Note