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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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Video of talk by Vatican astronomer now available

The fascinating presentation by Vatican astronomer and Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno on the theme, “The Heavens Proclaim: Science as Worship,” is now online, thanks to the generosity of Pallottine Father Frank Donio, S.A.C., and his team at the Catholic Apostolate … Continue reading

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Women at the heart of the Church

By Samantha Lin On International Women’s Day, 8 March, Voices of Faith, a story-telling and community-building event that showcases the stories of diverse women in a wide range of fields, took place in Vatican City. In its fourth year, Voices of … Continue reading

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Pontifical Council for Culture creates commission to hear women’s voices

By Filipe Domingues On the eve of International Women’s Day, the Pontifical Council for Culture officially announced the creation of the Consulta Femminile (or “Female Consult”). The consultative commission consists of 37 women, who have already been advising the pontifical council … Continue reading

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Astronomy & God: An interview with director of Vatican Observatory

CHICAGO — Renowned astronomer and director of the Vatican Observatory Brother Guy Consolmagno is the main speaker at this year’s Lay Centre benefit evening at Georgetown Visitation, located in Washington, D.C., Jan. 30. The American Jesuit brother will speak on the … Continue reading

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Mysticism in daily life: an interview with Bernard McGinn

CHICAGO — Renowned author and professor of spirituality Bernard McGinn will give a lecture at The Lay Centre on the theme, “What Is Mysticism and Is it for every Christian?” He agreed to this brief interview for our blog ahead … Continue reading

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