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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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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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Change in Schedule: “Mercy matters”

THURSDAY OCTOBER 29 SPECIAL SESSION FOR AUTUMN 2015 The Feminine Face of Mercy One of the words used to describe mercy in the Old Testament is rahamim, which denotes the love of a mother. The very root, rehem, literally refers to the … Continue reading

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Vincent Pallotti Institute – Lecture Series 2015-2016

Yes. Mercy is important! This is why Pope Francis proclaimed this “Jubilee of Mercy” (8 December 2015-20 November 2016), as an invitation for reflection and renewal. Continue reading

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Living Christian joy daily: everyone’s call

Participants responded with enthusiasm to this past winter’s faith formation program at The Lay Centre. Inspired by Pope Francis’ call to Christians to live and to share the joy of the Gospel, The Lay Centre organized its six-week faith formation program on the theme, “Joy … Continue reading

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New series underway: ‘Joy in the Christian Life’

The Lay Centre began the winter series of its weekly lay formation program on 19 February, and will hold a Lenten retreat, 13-15 March. The program is offered through The Lay Centre’s Vincent Pallotti Institute, named for a saint who dedicated his life to the … Continue reading

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