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My wonderful life in Rome

Hi, everybody. My name is Minsu Li-Ching Chang in Taipei, Taiwan. Thanks to the scholarship from the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) and its Nostra Aetate Foundation, I had a great opportunity to live at The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas … Continue reading

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A dear friend is ordained a bishop in Brazil

ARARIPINA, Brazil — A good friend of The Lay Centre was ordained a bishop in Brazil: Bishop Francisco de Sales, O.Carm. Our Brazilian resident, Filipe Domingues, represented The Lay Centre community at the celebration, held 4 August. Domingues, who is in Brazil for his summer holiday, … Continue reading

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Christians called to glorify God with one voice

By Sebastian Harries For the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, The Lay Centre co-organised a talk by the biblical scholar and Anglican Bishop N.T. Wright and a service of ecumenical evening prayer. The event took place at the Centro … 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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Young people ‘indispensable’ in building peace

Lay Centre resident Lailatul Fitriyah, a Muslim student from Indonesia, offered her reflections on peace building at a luncheon at The Lay Centre, with more than a dozen Ambassadors to the Holy See. The 14 January luncheon also served to inaugurate The Lay … Continue reading

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Lay Centre launches 30th year with ambassadors’ luncheon

By Matthew Doeing The Lay Centre inaugurated celebrations for its 30th anniversary year in Rome, 14 January, with its sights clearly set on the future. The resident community was deeply honoured to host a luncheon meeting with Vatican diplomats and their … Continue reading

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Join in prayer for Christian unity on January 21

On the occasion of the 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Centro Pro Unione and The Lay Centre will host an afternoon of prayer and reflection on Thursday, 21 January at 4:30 p.m. The Rt. Rev. Prof. N.T. Wright will speak … Continue reading

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