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Catholic-Jewish relations since Vatican II

by Emil Anton The Lay Centre welcomed Jesuit Father Philipp Renczes, the director of the Cardinal Bea Centre at the Pontifical Gregorian University, April 20. After Mass and dinner, Father Renczes told the students about Cardinal Bea, who was a very influential figure … 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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A special series for the Jubilee of Mercy

ROME — God’s mercy “goes beyond the confines of the Church” and “relates” Christianity to Judaism and Islam, which understand mercy as one of God’s most important attributes, said Pope Francis in proclaiming the Holy Year of Mercy currently underway. Building … Continue reading

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S+L TV Features Women in Conflict Resolution

Salt + Light Television interviewed Dr Donna Orsuto, director of The Lay Centre, about a recent conference in Rome on the theme “Women’s Leadership in Conflict Resolution: Faith Perspectives.” Dr Orsuto was one of three women scholars to speak at the 14 April conference, held … Continue reading

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Women of faith: active, leaders in peacemaking

Women of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths have played significant roles in peacemaking efforts and conflict resolution over the centuries, said speakers at a recent conference at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas. Dr Donna Orsuto, director of … Continue reading

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Jewish-Christian day of reflection in Rome

Members of the Jewish and Christian communities in Rome will gather on Thursday evening (15 January) at the Pontifical Lateran University to share their reflection on the theme, The Ninth Commandment: “Do not bear false witness to your neighbour” (Ex … Continue reading

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Workshop focuses on ‘Israel and the Jewish People’

The Lay Centre was pleased to host a two-day academic workshop of the Russell Berrie Fellowship in Interreligious Studies on the theme, “Israel and the Jewish People”. Two professors, Rabbi Jack Bemporad and Adam Afterman, led the workshop, which began … Continue reading

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