Tag Archives: dialogue

Lay Centre to host forum on ‘Laudato Si’

ROME – The Lay Centre is delighted to host a forum April 27, entitled “Caring for our Common Home, Caring for Each Other,” featuring:  Kerry Robinson, Global Ambassador, Leadership Roundtable and Bishop Paul Tighe, Adjunct Secretary, Pontifical Council for Culture … Continue reading

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Islamic studies scholar visits The Lay Centre

By Julianne Calzonetti Arriving just as Rome felt the tremors of an earthquake that struck near Norcia, Father Christopher Clohessy quickly made an impact! The South African priest is a lecturer at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI), where he … Continue reading

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Hebrew University professor lectures in Rome

The Pontifical Gregorian University will host the fourth session in a lecture series, marking the 50th anniversary of the Conciliar document “Nostra Aetate” on the relationship of the Catholic Church with other religions. On Feb. 17, Professor Yair Zakovitch from the Hebrew … 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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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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