The Pontifical Council for Culture traces its origins to the Second Vatican Council and its desire to open up to that great, dynamic, multiform world of contemporary culture. In the Pastoral...

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  • Fashion

    Volume No. 2 XXIX 2021 of the journal explores the world of clothing, costume and fashion with reflections on...

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    A circular newsletter is sent out from the Dicastery frequently, with images, news on appointments, conferences and...

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    Letter of Foundation

    John Paul II institutes the Pontifical Council for Culture by a letter to H.E. Cardinal Agostino Casaroli, Secretary of...

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    Il Premio delle Pontificie Accademie

    Premio Pontificie Accademie 2020 L’edizione 2020 del Premio delle Pontificie Accademie ha subito un inevitabile...

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    Unite to Prevent

    The Fifth International Conference with the Cura Foundation took place May 6-8, 2021. The conference united the leading...

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  • Dante e la Politica

    Convegno internazionale 6-7 maggio 2021 Dante e la Politica. Dal passato al presente ...

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    Dante Centenary Committee

    On the occasion of the 7th centenary of the death of Dante Alighieri (1321-2021), the Pontifical Council for Culture,...

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    Women Read Pope Francis

    On the occasion of International Women's Day, a webinar organized on March 3, 2021, by our Consulta femminile on...

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    Catacombs of Commodilla

    On 3 March 2021, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Pontifical...

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    Volume n. 2 XXVIII 2020 of the Journal has as its theme Digitization. Digitization seems to have led society to face...

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Plenary Assembly

Plenary Assembly Rethinking Anthropology - Toward a new humanism November 2021 “And no one without Natural Philosophy can discern the value (and their value is very great) of the ancient maxims and...

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Our Journal Cultures and Faith

The Pontifical Council for Culture publishes every four months a journal Culture e Fede – (Cultures and Faith) with articles in French, English, Spanish and Italian. Each number is monographic and also hosts documents, texts of conferences, news and information about the...

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Cultural Heritage

The international conference Charism & Creativity is a joint initiative of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life and the Pontifical Council for...

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Biennale Architettura

After the experiences of 2013 and 2015 at the Biennale Arte, the Holy See participates for the first time at the Venice Biennale Architettura with a pavilion spread through the picturesque wood on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. Promoted by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, coordinated by the...

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St Peter's Cricket Club

The St Peter's Cricket Club received the Patronage of the Dicastery for the first year of its... Read more

Barca nostra - Our boat

On August 2, 2019, Bishop Paul Tighe visited the wreck of the ship that sank in the Mediterranean... Read more