Monthly Archives: June 2017

World Refugee Day: Art and the Human Experience

ROME — On World Refugee Day, June 20, The Lay Centre joins in solidarity with the international community and presents short video highlights from a special public series it held this past spring, called “Welcoming the Stranger.” The series addressed … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day: Welcoming the Stranger from a Biblical Perspective

ROME — On World Refugee Day, June 20, The Lay Centre joins in solidarity with the international community and presents short video highlights from a special public series it held this past spring, called “Welcoming the Stranger.” The series addressed … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day: Sacred Art and the Refugee

ROME — On World Refugee Day, June 20, The Lay Centre joins in solidarity with the international community and presents short video highlights from a special public series it held this past spring, called “Welcoming the Stranger.” The series addressed … Continue reading

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Father Ragheed Ganni, martyr and friend remembered

By Donna Orsuto ROME — This Pentecost, I remembered in a special way Father Ragheed Ganni, who was brutally killed in Mosul, Iraq, after celebrating the Eucharist on Sunday, June 3, 2007. Marking the 10th anniversary of his martyrdom, I … Continue reading

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ACCU concludes successful Rome Seminar on higher education

ROME — The 13th Rome Seminar for the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), organized in partnership with The Lay Centre, began 28 May and came to a fruitful conclusion on 1st June. Participants from the United States and Canada … Continue reading

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Busy spring at The Lay Centre

ROME — Studying abroad is a goal for many university students and an increasing number of American universities are offering such opportunities. This past spring, The Lay Centre welcomed to Rome several groups of students and faculty from American colleges … Continue reading

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