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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2017 - The Future of Humanity

15-18 November 2017, the Plenary Assembly looked at The Future of Humanity: New Challenges to Anthropology. Click here for the Holy Father's Talk Click here for the programme: English; Italian; Spanish;   Click here for the Thematic Paper: English; Italian; Spanish; French The meeting had...

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Music and Church

The Holy Father's Talk Music and Church: Cult and Culture 50 years after Musicam Sacram Rome, 2-4 March 2017 Congress Centre “Augustinianum” (via Paolo VI, 25) Objectives The Conference seeks to stimulate a deep reflection in musical, liturgical, theological and phenomenological terms that, leaving aside sterile polemics, can be a positive...

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The Courtyard of the Gentiles

The Courtyard of the Gentiles is a department of the Pontifical Council for Culture which intends to respond to the desire expressed by the Holy Father on the occasion of the Christmas Greetings to...

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