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The Gregorian University Consortium Special Papal Audience on April 10, 2014

Rev. Alan J. Fogarty, S.J., President-Designate of the Foundation and Trustees William Frank, Peggy Hassett,
Dr. Charles Peter, and Ellen Shafer attended Pope Francis' Special Audience for the entire community
of the Gregorian University Consortium. Please click here for the Pope's remarks.





2013 Colloquium & Papal Audience Slideshows



The Gregorian University Foundation visits the Biblical Institute,
the Oriental Institute and the Gregorian University
in Rome in October 2013

Colloquium Guests Attend the General Audience of Pope Francis
on October 30, 2013 in St. Peter's Square










La Gregoriana — Walking With The Church

The latest issue of La Gregoriana, the information journal of the Pontifical Gregorian University, is available online in English (CLICK HERE).



In this issue:



"Re-reading Trent and Vatican II" by Fr. John W. O'Malley, S.J.



"The Cry of Peace – Testimonies" by Paolo Pegoraro
The Vigil of prayer for peace called by Pope Francis on September 7, 2013
also involved our university community



"The Virtuous Circle of Theology" – Interview with Fr. Dariusz Kowalczyk, S.J.,
new Dean of the Faculty of Theology



"Facing the Challenges of a Changing World" – Interview with Fr. Lloyd Baugh, S.J., Dean of Social Sciences



Pope Francis Names New Cardinals, Including 5 From the Gregorian

Archbishop Pietro Parolin, titular bishop of Acquapendente, Vatican Secretary of State, received his degree in Canon Law at the Greg.


Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Bishop Emeritus of Regensburg, studied Theology at the Greg.


Archbishop Leopoldo José Brenes Solórzano, Archbishop of Managua, studied Theology at the Greg.


Archbishop Vincent Gerard Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, studied Theology at the Greg and received his Masters in Education at Loyola University of Chicago.


Archbishop Philippe Nakellentuba Oudraogo, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso, studied at the Gregorian's School of Latin Letters.




Gregorian University Rector, Rev. François-Xavier Dumortier, S.J., Named "Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur" in France



Fr. Dumortier was named Chevalier by France's Grand Chancellory. As a Chevalier, Fr. Dumortier
is now a member of the Legion of Honor, which is the highest national decoration in France.

The Legion of Honor rewards the outstanding merits of citizens in all walks of life, regardless of social, economic or hereditary backgrounds. The order of "Chevalier" is given in recognition of a career of at least 20 years filled with many acts of "eminent merit."

Congratulations to Father Rector!





Fr. Michael Paul Gallagher, S.J., presented
   "Roads Toward Faith for Today" at the University Club
   November 2012

Board of Trustees Dinners December 2012 & May 2013


The Gregorian University For a Day at Fordham University,
   Lincoln Center, February 2013 (slides at right)








   VIDEO: Students from the United States, England and Pakistan describe their spiritual journeys at the Greg

 VIDEO: At the Service of the Universal Church
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Video Produced By:
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Social Communications
at the Gregorian University
Centre Director: Rev. Augustine Savarimuthu, S.J.

Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4, Movement 2
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 2, Movement 1
Performed by The Canadian Chamber Orchestra of New York City
Pianist & Conductor: Justin Bischof



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