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On Monday, May 15th (3:30 pm, Basilica of Sant'Apollinare), the Apollinaris de Victoria Ensemble leaded a Musical Meditation for the Easter. Flyer
On Thursday, May 11, 2017, starting at 4 pm in the Aula Magna "Giovanni Paolo II", was held the second edition of the Feast of the University, in the memory of Blessed Álvaro del Portillo, our first Grand Chancellor. The following day, May 12, at 7 pm in the Basilica of Sant'Eugenio in Rome (VIale delle Belle Arti, 10), the Prelate of Opus Dei celebrated the Holy Mass in the liturgical memory of Blessed Álvaro del Portillo.
"The Encyclical Laudato Si' and the Ecological Conversion. Human being as Subject and Object of Progress" is the title of the Round Table that the University hosted on Friday, May 12, 2017 (8:45 am, Aula A101). Interventions: Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences; the rev. Arturo Bellocq, professor of Fundamental Moral Theology at the Holy Cross; and Maria Luisa Di Pietro, professor of Bioethics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome. The event is part of the 7th Specialization Course in Religious Information, which is taking place from 3 March to 9 June 2017. More information
Dostoevsky: Live the Mystery was the theme of the Seventh International Conference of "Poetics and Christianity," promoted by the Faculty of Institutional Communication on April 27 and 28 2017. The aim was to deepen the relationship between the Christianity of the great Russian writer and the contemporary man's sense of emptiness. Participants analyzed his work in an interdisciplinary perspective (from theology to anthropology to cinematography) and so highlight the versatility of his writings and his thought, the way Dostoevsky allows you to enter
On the occasion of the 90th birthday of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (on April, 16), the Research Center for Interdisciplinary Documentation on Science and Faith (DISF) posted on its webpage a collection of "readings about faith and reason," relating to speeches and homilies delivered overed the years by Joseph Ratzinger. Go to the Special
In collaboration with the Italian Association of Canon Law, the Faculty of Canon Law organized on March 23, 2017 (8:30, Aula Magna "John Paul II") a workshop on the subject, The right to defense in the canonical process. The activity is part of the Ecclesiastical Advocacy Day. Further Information
The online course on Familiy and the Media, promoted by the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and by Familyandmedia, is ready to be released. It consists of 10 video lessons that analyze the relationship between family and mass media, with a perspective that is realistic, critical, and positive. The objective is teaching about media through and with media. The video classes are presented by professors with expertise in social communication, with an educative viewpointand with a practical approach. More information - Info Fabrizio Piciarelli +39 339 348 4379 - corsofm [at] (Mail as
The Alumni Association organized on Friday, March 17 (15:45, Aula Magna "John Paul II") the preview screening of the film The Healer, Lo Que de Verdad Matter, written and directed by Paco Arango.    The film is dedicated to Paul Newman and his special summer camps for children with serious illnesses: Serious Fun Children's Network.  The Healer will be released in Italian cinemas on May 2017. All the proceeds will go toward the purposes of this charity.
On the 13th and 14th of March 2017, at the initiative of the School of Canon Law, took place the 21st Congress of studies on the subject, Codification and Law in the Church. "The Centenary of the first codification invites the canonist to question the historical significance of the decision to give a systematic order to ecclesiastical legislation; on the consequences of this option for the canonical rules and their content, on the continuity with tradition or not, on the method of canonical science and its instruction, on how to apply justice in the Church and, ultimately, on today's reality of codified canon law," said the organizers.


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