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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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17 students shared their experience with The Lay Centre residents

Wednesday evening, 29 March 2017, The Lay Centre welcomed 17 students from the Fondazione IES Roma. IES (International Education of Students) has its headquarters in Chicago and has study abroad programs is more than 30 global locations worldwide. The students, … Continue reading

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Welcoming the stranger: Meeting virtually, Loving virtually

As part of the Vincent Pallotti Institute Spring Lecture series on “Welcoming the Stranger,” The Lay Centre organized a morning discussion about virtual life and its consequences for human relationships. The speakers were Jesuit Father Peter Lah, professor of communications at the Pontifical Gregorian … Continue reading

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A different internship in the Eternal City

ROME  — A group of four students from Lehigh University, situated in Bethlehem, PA, arrived in Rome June 20 for a six week internship program at The Lay Centre. They will  participate in various activities at The Lay Centre, have opportunities for … Continue reading

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University of St Thomas freshmen explore social teachings

by A. J. Boyd ROME — Every freshman at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX) is expected to participate in a Freshman symposium during their first year of university studies, focusing on some part of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, … Continue reading

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Opening doors to a new reality of dialogue

ROME – The Lay Centre welcomed Father John Keating, O.Carm, who presided a Mass of Thanksgiving with the student community for the end of the academic year. He said The Lay Centre offers a place in the modern world to meet … Continue reading

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Lay Centre welcomes Muslim students for weeklong program

By Matthew Doeing This past weekend The Lay Centre welcomed students from Cambridge Muslim College in the United Kingdom and Tübingen University in Germany, who are part of the “Christians and Muslims in Dialogue” program. This program, conducted annually and co-ordinated among … Continue reading

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