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Lay Centre marks anniversary in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Friends of The Lay Centre gathered in Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, to mark the 30th anniversary of the institute. The benefit evening, hosted at Georgetown Visitation, underlined the growth of The Lay Centre’s mission and its international reach … 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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New program set to repeat next summer

By Filipe Domingues The Lay Centre held its first-ever Italian language and culture program this past summer, called Buongiorno Roma! Last September, 12 guests stayed at The Lay Centre on the Caelian Hill while attending a language school five days … Continue reading

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Muslims and Christians in dialogue in Rome

Twenty-eight Muslim students from Cambridge Muslim College and from the Centre of Islamic Theology, Tübingen University, were in Rome for an intensive program in interreligious dialogue. The program, which ran from 9 May through to 14 May, was coordinated by … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Raising hearts through sacred music

Twenty-two years and counting… That’s how long Rosemarie Darby, an alumna of The Lay Centre, has been directing the St Philip Neri Singers, a semi-professional liturgical choir she founded in Manchester, England, in 1993. Her 16-member choir travelled to Rome … Continue reading

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Peace is ‘a spiritual goal,’ Archbishop Gallagher says

Peace is “ultimately a spiritual goal” and, as such, religions have “an important role” to play in creating a culture of peace, said Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States, at a conference organized by The Lay … Continue reading

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