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

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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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    Volume N. 3 XXVII 2019 of the review of the Dicastery focuses on ecological matters. An examination of the human duty...

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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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    Catholic Cultural Centres

    The Catholic Cultural Centers (CCC) offer the Church unique possibilities of presence and action in the field of...

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    Seminar- Digital Common Good

    THE COMMON GOOD IN THE DIGITAL AGE Vatican City State | 26-28 September 2019 Recent developments in the area of digital...

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Expo Beijing

2019 International Horticultural Exhibition (Yanqing District, Beijing 29 April - 7 October 2019) Holy See Pavilion - Beijing Expo Park At the invitation of the Government of the People's Republic of...

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Half Marathon #Run4Peace

Peace, integration, inclusion, solidarity: these are the guiding principles that inspire the “Rome Half Marathon VIA PACIS.” The annual race starts in Piazza San Pietro. Participants join in...

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Music and Church

III International Conference Church, Music, Interpreters: a necessary dialogue Old Synod Hall - Vatican 7-8-9 November 2019 Themes The vocation of the musical interpreter The instruments in the...

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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