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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  • Unite to Prevent

    The Fifth International Conference with the Cura Foundation will be held on May 6-8, 2021. The conference will unite...

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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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    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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  • Digitization

    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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    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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    International Theater Festival

    In collaboration with the Vicariate of Rome, the Pontifical Council for Culture invites proposals for the International...

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    The Future of Humanity

    Vol. XXVI 2018 N.1 of the Dicastery's journal is now out with a focus on the Future of Humanity. This edition contains...

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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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Unite to Prevent

The Fifth International Conference with the Cura Foundation will be held on May 6-8, 2021. The conference will unite the leading physicians, scientists, leaders of faith, ethicists, patient...

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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