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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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Mercy in Muslim Scriptures

The Lay Centre is pleased to continue the video series of our special six-week program for the Jubilee Year, “Mercy Beyond Boundaries.” This video features the two lectures by Professor Lejla Demiri from Centre for Islamic Theology, Tübingen University. She spoke … 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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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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Student community visits Great Mosque of Rome

By Matthew Doeing This past weekend, a group of Lay Centre residents made their way to the Great Mosque of Rome, located just north of the city centre, to learn more about European Islamic thought and practice. The mosque is … Continue reading

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Involve Muslims in Jubilee of Mercy, says cardinal

The Catholic Church’s upcoming Jubilee will proceed as planned and will welcome Muslims in the yearlong celebration of God’s endless mercy, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin in an interview with La Croix, following the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November. For Muslims, … 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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