Forthcoming Events

On Wednesday, January 24, 2023 (from 4:30 to 6:30 PM, Benedetto XVI Hall), the School of Theology, in collaboration with the DISF Research Center, has organized a public conference titled "The Word became flesh - Deep Incarnation in the 4th Century and today."
Moderated by professor Claudio Tagliapietra, the event featured professor Giulio Maspero delivering a presentation titled "Deep Incarnation and the Cappadocian's Relational Ontology" and professor Niels H. Gregersen with a presentation titled "Deep Incarnation and Chalcedon: Inspirations from the Cappadocian
On Tuesday, January 16, 2024 (at 3:30 PM, Á. del Portillo Hall), organized by the School of Philosophy, the Study Day "Libertà in gioco" took place. A philosophical reflection based on the book by E. Dezza, A. Nannini, and D. Riserbato, "Intorno al futuro. Volontà e contingenza secondo Duns Scoto" (Around the Future: Will and Contingency According to Duns Scotus). Poster I Program
From January 11 to 15, 2024, a group of students from the University of Missouri Columbia School of Journalism were once again welcomed by our School of Communication.
As part of their Europe Tour 2024, around twenty students who, for 10 days, visit various European cities such as Brussels, Prague, and Barcelona, arrived in Rome where our School of Communication organized a training and cultural program for them. The program included a session on storytelling, a meeting with two young journalists (Matteo Ciofi from EWTN and Anneliese Taggart from Rome Reports) discussing their experience in
Starting from this academic year, our University has introduced multimedia interactive whiteboards in classrooms A209 (second floor) and A305 (third floor) for use by both faculty and students. The new equipment will enable traditional lectures to be conducted with the aid of advanced technology. Simultaneously, interactive hybrid classes (in-person and streaming) can be facilitated. The provision of these whiteboards will also allow for the recording of lectures and courses, which can be later disseminated to a broader audience. This initial investment, currently in the experimental phase, may be expanded over time to include other classrooms. It positions the University of the Holy Cross as technologically advanced and a pioneer in such innovation among the
On the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the Italian edition of the Joint Diploma in Integral Ecology – the shared initiative of the Pontifical Universities and Institutions of Rome to promote the vision and mission of Pope Francis' Laudato Si' to which our university also adheres – an English edition of the same Diploma is being launched, titled "Course on Integral Ecology: from Laudato Si’ to Laudate Deum." The activity will be offered online in collaboration with numerous leading groups in the field of care for creation. The course consists of six modules, each lasting 90 minutes; classes will take place from January to June 2024 (every third Thursday of the month from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm), along
On Thursday, January 11, 2024, the School of Canon Law celebrated the Academic Feast of the Patron Saint Raymond of Penyafort. Following the Holy Mass in the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare, presided over by the Dean of the Faculty, Fernando Puig, the Academic Ceremony was held in the "Álvaro del Portillo" Lecture Hall.
Professor Schanda Balázs, from the Péter Pázmány Catholic University of Budapest and Judge at the Hungarian Constitutional Court, gave a lecture on the State and Church in the Countries of the former Eastern Bloc three decades after the fall of communism.
Workshop: Transparency and Accountability in the Catholic Church - A Practical Journey. June 17-21, 2024
On June 17-21, 2024, the Markets, Culture and Ethics (MCE) Research Centre will host the International Workshop Transparency and Accountability in the Catholic Church: A Practical Journey​​. The workshop was developed in collaboration with St. Thomas University's John A. Ryan Institute, St. Mary University in Twickenham, London, and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.  The workshop aims to empower Catholic Church leaders by providing them with actionable insights for implementing transparency within
"In quella notte resa santa dalla nascita del Salvatore troviamo un altro segno potente: la piccolezza di Dio. Gli angeli indicano ai pastori un bambino nato nella mangiatoia. Non un segno di potenza, di autosufficienza o di superbia. No. Il Dio eterno si annienta in un essere umano indifeso, mite, umile. Dio si è abbassato perché noi potessimo camminare con Lui e perché Lui potesse mettersi al nostro fianco, non sopra e lontano da noi." (Pope Francis, Introduction to the book "Il mio presepe" - LEV 2023)
The Rector and the Academic Community of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross wish everyone a Holy Christmas and a Happy
On Friday, December 15, 2023, the ceremony for the presentation of the University's silver medals took place in the presence of the Vice Grand Chancellor, Mons. Mariano Fazio, honoring those who have completed 25 years of service. Following the introductory and commemorative remarks by the rector, Luis Navarro, silver medals were presented to professors Andrea Aiello, Rafael Díaz Dorronsoro, Carlos Jódar, Jerónimo Leal, Jorge Milán, and Laurent Touze. Laurent Touze, in particular, shared some memories connecting him and the other recipients to the University. The closing address was entrusted to the Vice Grand Chancellor, who


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