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World Refugee Day: Art and the Human Experience

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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World Refugee Day: Sacred Art and the Refugee

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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Video of talk by Vatican astronomer now available

The fascinating presentation by Vatican astronomer and Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno on the theme, “The Heavens Proclaim: Science as Worship,” is now online, thanks to the generosity of Pallottine Father Frank Donio, S.A.C., and his team at the Catholic Apostolate … Continue reading

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The youthful church in Iraq

by Tommaso Bacci The Lay Centre student community was pleased to host its first intercultural evening of the year on 28 February. It was the first in a series of events that aim to enrich the community through the unique cultural diversity … 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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Women at the heart of the Church

By Samantha Lin On International Women’s Day, 8 March, Voices of Faith, a story-telling and community-building event that showcases the stories of diverse women in a wide range of fields, took place in Vatican City. In its fourth year, Voices of … Continue reading

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Jesuit retreat leader says the stranger is blessing

By Laura Ieraci Christians in western societies are in the position to ease people “away from fear of the other to collaboration,” said Jesuit Father James Corkery. Father Corkery will lead The Lay Centre’s annual Lenten retreat, March 24-26, in … Continue reading

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