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Catholic-Jewish relations since Vatican II

by Emil Anton The Lay Centre welcomed Jesuit Father Philipp Renczes, the director of the Cardinal Bea Centre at the Pontifical Gregorian University, April 20. After Mass and dinner, Father Renczes told the students about Cardinal Bea, who was a very influential figure … Continue reading

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Networking Meeting on Catholic Higher Education in Rome

By A. J. Boyd On Friday, 11 March, The Lay Centre, in collaboration with the Rome Centre of The Catholic University of America and Australian Catholic University, was host to a first-of-its-kind networking forum of Catholic higher education in Rome. The … Continue reading

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A special series for the Jubilee of Mercy

ROME — God’s mercy “goes beyond the confines of the Church” and “relates” Christianity to Judaism and Islam, which understand mercy as one of God’s most important attributes, said Pope Francis in proclaiming the Holy Year of Mercy currently underway. Building … Continue reading

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What about the Millennial Generation?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The results of a new Pew Research Center survey, released Jan. 4, found the up-and-coming generation of leaders, known as the Millennials, is less likely to believe in God and less likely to trust religious institutions than … Continue reading

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Join in a Benefit Evening for The Lay Centre in D.C.

The Friends of The Lay Centre have organized a benefit evening in Washington, D.C., in support of the mission of The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas. The event will also serve to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Lay Centre … Continue reading

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Alumni Focus: Service in education

Author, professor, dean: Lay Centre alumna Dr Dianne Traflet has developed a reputable career in the academia. Currently, Dr Traflet is the associate dean of graduate studies and administration at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., in the United … Continue reading

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Pope: laity have key role to play in Church

Laypeople are not “second-class members” of the Church but instead are called to participate in the priestly, prophetic and kingly offices of Christ’s earthly ministry, said the pope. He said the Second Vatican Council brought “a new way of looking … Continue reading

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