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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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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Faith and Sports

GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON FAITH AND SPORT THE VATICAN, October 5-7, 2016 With the blessings of His Holiness Pope Francis, the Vatican hosted Sport at the Service of Humanity, the first global conference on faith and sport on October 5 to 7, 2016.  The conference was a place where thought leaders...

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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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