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World Refugee Day: Welcoming the Stranger from a Biblical Perspective

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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Hebrew University students meet Israeli ambassador at The Lay Centre

By Samantha Lin On 6 April, The Lay Centre welcomed students and professors from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who were on a week-long tour of Rome. Our guests came from a diversity of academic backgrounds, but most were studying either Italian culture … Continue reading

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New book takes ecumenical approach to evangelization

  By Laura Ieraci Sixteen Christian leaders and scholars, representing different church traditions, reflect on the future of Christianity and evangelization in Europe in a new book, titled “Sharing Good News: Handbook on Evangelism in Europe.” The book was launched … Continue reading

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Archbishop Roche and Dr. Carlo-Stella visit The Lay Centre

The Lay Centre welcomed two guests from the Vatican on 18 January, our last Wednesday community evening in the first semester of the academic year 2016-2017. Archbishop Arthur Roche, Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, and … Continue reading

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“What is Mysticism and is it for every Christian?”

  Save the date: Saturday – January 21, 2017 at The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas A lecture with Prof. Bernard McGinn, Ph.D. He is a Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology and of the History of Christianity in the Divinity … 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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