Forthcoming Events

Starting from the Academic Year 2018-19, the School of Canon Law will issue the Diploma in  and the Diploma in Matrimonial & Procedural Law and the Diploma in Matrimonial & Familiar Consulting. The new studies are offered in the perspective of the reform of the processes carried out by the motu proprio Mitis Iudex Dominus Iesus and Mitis et Misericors Iesus by Pope Francis, and the new Instruction Studies of Canon Law in the light of the reform of the marriage process of the Congregation for Catholic Education. More information
From September, 10 to 16, 2018, on the initiative of the School of Church Communications, the sixth edition of The Church Up Close: Covering Catholicism in the Age of Francis took place. It's a seminar designed for foreign journalists who cover the Roman Catholic Church. There will be conferences, meetings with personalities of the Roman Curia, workshops and visits to some places in the Vatican. More information
Una trentina di direttori e responsabili della comunicazione d’istituzioni ecclesiastiche con sede a Roma si sono dati appuntamento all’Università per un primo incontro di lavoro. L’idea è nata dalla collaborazione tra la Facoltà di Comunicazione e l’Ufficio di comunicazione sociale dei salesiani con lo scopo di trovare occasioni di reciproca conoscenza e collaborazione. Nell’introduzione alla giornata, il consigliere per la comunicazione sociale dei Salesiani don Bosco, Filiberto González Plasencia, ha indicato come il primo compito di un comunicatore cristiano sia in definitiva quello di far vedere Cristo, più che semplicemente ogni istituzione. Da parte sua, il decano della Facoltà di Comunicazione, José María La Porte, ha
On Monday, June 25, 2018, the University hosted the meeting Defending International Religious Freedom: Partnership and Action, promoted by the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See in collaboration with Aid to the Church in Need and the Community of Sant'Egidio. Among others, partecipated the Ambassador Callista L. Gingrich, the representatives of the Yazidi and Rohingya communities, the Cardinals Leonardo Sandri (Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches) and Joseph Coutts (Archbishop of Karachi), and the Cardinal Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin. Program
On Saturday 9 June 2018, on the initiative of the Amici di Saxum Italia Association, the University hosted an afternoon of reflection on the difficult situation in the Middle East on the theme "Living the Holy Land". Speakers included the Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Bishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, and the Prelate of Opus Dei and Grand Chancellor of the University, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz. For the occasion, the "Saxum Project" was
In June, the University welcomes a group of American seminarians for the roman coursework of The Rome Experience, an educational itinerary that has been held since 2009. The initiative includes courses in Theology, Spirituality, Christian Art and History of the Church, with pilgrimages to the Marian Shrines , to the Major Basilicas and Roman catacombs, in addition to a spiritual retreat.
On Thursday, May 24, 2018, on the World Africa Day, the University hosted a meeting on Challenges of Africa in 2018, from a social, political and cultural point of view. The speakers were journalists Stephen Ogongo (Stranieri in Italia), Filomeno Lopes (Radio Vaticana) e Fortuna Mambulu Ekutsi (Signis). x The meeting was organized in collaboration with Harambee Africa International.
On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, on the initiative of the School of Church Communications, the University hosted a meeting with Daniel C. Mattson, author of the book "Why I Don't Call Myself Gay", as part of a session on "Accompaniment experiences of people with attraction for the same sex ". The Italian version of the movie "Desire of the Everlasting Hills" was also presented.  
In collaboration with the Polis Institute of Jerusalem, the University holds intensive courses of LatinGreek and Hebrew in July. Classes are conducted directly in Latin, Greek or Hebrew. The Polis Institute employs the most cutting-edge techniques for living languages. We present the richness of Classical Latin, Ancient Greek and biblical Hebrew through reading, writing, speaking and listening that follows a natural progression.


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