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On the Peripheries: Exploring paths to nuclear zero

By Samantha Lin ROME — From the interplanetary to the afterlife, the Vincent Pallotti Institute’s adult faith-formation series this autumn has dealt with the periphery in many unexpected ways. This past week was no different. The Lay Centre welcomed Professor … Continue reading

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The Last Periphery: Death?

By Samantha Lin ROME — Father Edmund Power, OSB, former abbot of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, shared his reflections on death, purgatory, and the afterlife at The Lay Centre on 2 November, All Souls Day. His … Continue reading

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Scientific and planetary exploration is an act of worship

by Samantha Lin ROME — Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, director of the Vatican Observatory, offered the second lecture of the Vincent Pallotti Institute’s autumn lecture series last week, titled “The Peripheries in the Sky.” Before joining the Society of Jesus, … Continue reading

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The “Peripheries” series continues

We are delighted that Abbot Edmund Power, OSB will join us for our third morning in the VPI Series “Peripheries in Our Lives”. Abbot Edmund served as Abbot of Saint Paul Outside the Walls from 2005-2015, and Prior at Sant’Anselm … Continue reading

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Anglican archbishop inaugurates lecture series

By Samantha Lin ROME – The Lay Centre launched its 2017 fall series on the theme “Peripheries in Our Lives,” on 19 October, with Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and representative of the Archbishop of … Continue reading

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Vatican astronomer is next speaker in fall series

Church in the WorldBy Laura Ieraci ROME – Who better to lead the next lecture at The Lay Centre on the theme, “Peripheries in the Sky,” than a world-renowned astronomer, whose valuable contribution to his science was underlined by naming … Continue reading

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Peripheries in our Lives – VPI Autumn Series 2017

The Lay Centre is delighted to have Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi open our VPI Autumn Series “Peripheries in our Lives” on Thursday, 19 October 2017. Born in 1948, Archbishop Ntahoturi became Archbishop Primate of the Province of the Anglican Church of Burundi … Continue reading

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