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La biblioteca del PISAI ha ricevuto in dono dagli eredi del prof. Enrico de Leone una parte della collezione del padre.

Collezione Enrico de Leone

12/4/2019

La biblioteca del PISAI ha ricevuto in dono dagli eredi del prof. Enrico de Leone una parte della collezione del padre.

On Thursday, December 12 at 17.00, the Library Maurice Borrmans of PISAI will host the annual Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam.

December 2019 Lecture: David Marshall

12/3/2019

On Thursday, December 12 at 17.00, the Library Maurice Borrmans of PISAI will host the annual Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam.

Uno degli appuntamenti del Forum Islam-Cristianesimo, organizzato dal Centro Studi Interreligiosi della Gregoriana

Dialogo di bellezza: Icone e manoscritti arabo-cristiani

11/20/2019

Uno degli appuntamenti del Forum Islam-Cristianesimo, organizzato dal Centro Studi Interreligiosi della Gregoriana

Diego Sarrió Cucarella participated as a speaker in the XI Colloquium on the theme “Muslims and Christians: Serving Humanity Together”, in Iran

Tehran: Muslims and Christians serving humanity together

11/18/2019

Diego Sarrió Cucarella participated as a speaker in the XI Colloquium on the theme “Muslims and Christians: Serving Humanity Together”, in Iran

The PISAI joins its condolences to those of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the death of Father Dariusz Zielinski

Passing of Father Dariusz Zielinski, MAfr

11/18/2019

The PISAI joins its condolences to those of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the death of Father Dariusz Zielinski

Jason Welle has recently given two public lectures on the encounter between Francis of Assisi and the Ayyubid Sultan al-Malik al-Kāmil.

Jason Welle's recent lectures

11/13/2019

Jason Welle has recently given two public lectures on the encounter between Francis of Assisi and the Ayyubid Sultan al-Malik al-Kāmil.

The Franciscan School of Paris organized a two-day conference on the theme of François et le Sultan (1219): fécondité d’une rencontre?

Bartolomeo Pirone at the conference François et le Sultan: fécondité d’une rencontre ?

11/5/2019

The Franciscan School of Paris organized a two-day conference on the theme of François et le Sultan (1219): fécondité d’une rencontre?

On Tuesday 29 October PISAI welcomed Dr. Marsudi Syuhud, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Nahdlatul Ulama.

Marsudi Syuhud visits PISAI

10/30/2019

On Tuesday 29 October PISAI welcomed Dr. Marsudi Syuhud, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Nahdlatul Ulama.

On the 28th October 2019 at the French Embassy to the Holy See the volume Uscire dal caos - Le crisi nel Mediterraneo e nel Medio Oriente was presented

Presentation of the book of Gilles Kepel

10/29/2019

On the 28th October 2019 at the French Embassy to the Holy See the volume Uscire dal caos - Le crisi nel Mediterraneo e nel Medio Oriente was prese...

Adnane Mokrani gave an address entitled "Islam. Rationality and love in the relationship with God" at the conference 'La Mente e l’Amore'

Adnane Mokrani at the conference 'La Mente e l’Amore'

10/28/2019

Adnane Mokrani gave an address entitled "Islam. Rationality and love in the relationship with God" at the conference 'La Mente e l’Amore'

On Friday 18th October, PISAI officially opened the Academic Year 2019-2020 with a solemn inauguration in the Maurice Borrmans Library

Opening Academic Year 2019-2020

10/21/2019

On Friday 18th October, PISAI officially opened the Academic Year 2019-2020 with a solemn inauguration in the Maurice Borrmans Library

The PISAI participated with emotion in the Consistory of October 5, 2019 during which Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals

The PISAI in the Consistory of October 5, 2019

10/7/2019

The PISAI participated with emotion in the Consistory of October 5, 2019 during which Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals

Il PISAI partecipa ai festival francescani di Chieti (20-22 settembre) e di Bologna (27-29 settembre) con la presenza di Valentino Cottini

Valentino Cottini ai festival francescani

10/2/2019

Il PISAI partecipa ai festival francescani di Chieti (20-22 settembre) e di Bologna (27-29 settembre) con la presenza di Valentino Cottini

Jason Welle gave a day-long seminar at the Giorgio La Pira Library in Palermo on September 30th, entitled “Francis of Assisi, Sufism, and Spiritual Poverty: Comparative Insights”

Jason Welle's Seminar at Giorgio La Pira Library

10/2/2019

Jason Welle gave a day-long seminar at the Giorgio La Pira Library in Palermo on September 30th, entitled “Francis of Assisi, Sufism, and Spiritual...

On 25 September 2019, the PISAI welcomed Kyai Haji Yahya Cholil Staquf, General Secretary of Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council.

Visit of General Secretary of Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council

10/1/2019

On 25 September 2019, the PISAI welcomed Kyai Haji Yahya Cholil Staquf, General Secretary of Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council.

On Thursday 19th September, PISAI hosted a visiting delegation of Iraqi Shîʻî scholars from Najaf.

Delegation from Najaf visits PISAI

9/30/2019

On Thursday 19th September, PISAI hosted a visiting delegation of Iraqi Shîʻî scholars from Najaf.

On Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 4:00pm, at the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI, Fredrick S. Musindai, brilliantly defended his doctoral thesis

Best wishes to the new doctor...

9/19/2019

On Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 4:00pm, at the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI, Fredrick S. Musindai, brilliantly defended his doctoral th...

This edition of Etudes Arabes (n° 116), Le commentaire coranique au vingtième siècle, is dedicated to the new trends in this field of study.

Etudes Arabes 116

9/11/2019

This edition of Etudes Arabes (n° 116), Le commentaire coranique au vingtième siècle, is dedicated to the new trends in this field of study.

During the summer 2019 Diego Sarrió Cucarella was in Australia for two conferences organized by Australian Catholic University and Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations

Diego Sarrió Cucarella in Australia

9/2/2019

During the summer 2019 Diego Sarrió Cucarella was in Australia for two conferences organized by Australian Catholic University and Columban Centre...

Among the 13 names of the newly cardinal-elect two former presidents of the PISAI: Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald and Bishop Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot

Cardinal-elect two former presidents of the PISAI

9/2/2019

Among the 13 names of the newly cardinal-elect two former presidents of the PISAI: Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald and Bishop Miguel Ángel Ayus...

Chiesa e Islam in Italia, Edizioni Dehoniane Bologna 2019, a cura di Antonio Angelucci, Maria Bombardieri, Antonio Cuciniello, Davide Tacchini

Chiesa e Islam in Italia

7/11/2019

Chiesa e Islam in Italia, Edizioni Dehoniane Bologna 2019, a cura di Antonio Angelucci, Maria Bombardieri, Antonio Cuciniello, Davide Tacchini

“Relazioni internazionali e dialogo interreligioso alla luce della Dichiarazione di Abu Dhabi sulla fratellanza umana”, 8 luglio 2019 Camera dei Deputati.

Relazioni internazionali e dialogo interreligioso

7/10/2019

“Relazioni internazionali e dialogo interreligioso alla luce della Dichiarazione di Abu Dhabi sulla fratellanza umana”, 8 luglio 2019 Camera dei De...

Dr. Jutta B. Sperber has generously offered her most recent publication, Anthropological Aspects in the Christian-Muslim Dialogues of the Vatican (De Gruyter 2019) to the library of PISAI.

New publication by Jutta B. Sperber

7/2/2019

Dr. Jutta B. Sperber has generously offered her most recent publication, Anthropological Aspects in the Christian-Muslim Dialogues of the Vatican (...

Il professor Bartolomeo Pirone, prezioso collaboratore del PISAI da alcuni anni, ha pubblicato recentemente tre nuovi libri per Edizioni Terra Santa

Nuove pubblicazioni di Bartolomeo Pirone

7/1/2019

Il professor Bartolomeo Pirone, prezioso collaboratore del PISAI da alcuni anni, ha pubblicato recentemente tre nuovi libri per Edizioni Terra Santa

Le Journées d’Arras 2019 si sono svolte a Marielund, Svezia, 11-15 giugno. Per il PISAI era presente don Valentino Cottini.

Journées d’Arras 2019 a Marielund, Svezia

6/24/2019

Le Journées d’Arras 2019 si sono svolte a Marielund, Svezia, 11-15 giugno. Per il PISAI era presente don Valentino Cottini.

Gli studenti del primo anno di licenza, coordinati da Alma Salem, hanno omaggiato il PISAI di un loro manoscritto in arabo sulla vita dei 7 martiri d'Algeria, alumni del PISAI.

Omaggio degli studenti al PISAI

6/24/2019

Gli studenti del primo anno di licenza, coordinati da Alma Salem, hanno omaggiato il PISAI di un loro manoscritto in arabo sulla vita dei 7 martiri...

La clôture de la douzième année académique de l’IFIC (Institut de Formation Islamo-Chrétienne) a eu lieu le vendredi 14 juin 2019.

Clôture de l’année académique 2018-2019 de l’IFIC de Bamako

6/18/2019

La clôture de la douzième année académique de l’IFIC (Institut de Formation Islamo-Chrétienne) a eu lieu le vendredi 14 juin 2019.

Terminate le fatiche accademiche, il 13 giugno la comunità del PISAI si è riunita per un momento di svago a Castel Gandolfo.

Gita di fine anno a Castel Gandolfo

6/18/2019

Terminate le fatiche accademiche, il 13 giugno la comunità del PISAI si è riunita per un momento di svago a Castel Gandolfo.

Friday 14 June saw the closing of the Academic Year 2018-2019. Students, professors and academic authorities celebrated the end of a year of intense study.

Closing of the Academic Year 2018-2019

6/17/2019

Friday 14 June saw the closing of the Academic Year 2018-2019. Students, professors and academic authorities celebrated the end of a year of intens...

Jason Welle, Dean of Studies at PISAI, announces two new publications dedicated to St. Francis’s engagement with Muslims

Jason Welle announces two new publications

6/10/2019

Jason Welle, Dean of Studies at PISAI, announces two new publications dedicated to St. Francis’s engagement with Muslims

Lunedì 3 giugno 2019 alle ore 17.00, presso la Pontificia Università Gregoriana, Antonio Navarro Carmona ha difeso la sua tesi di dottorato in missiologia

Dottorato di Antonio Navarro Carmona

6/4/2019

Lunedì 3 giugno 2019 alle ore 17.00, presso la Pontificia Università Gregoriana, Antonio Navarro Carmona ha difeso la sua tesi di dottorato in miss...

Il 23 maggio 2019, a Berlino, Carol Cooke Eid ha ricevuto il Pax-Bank-Preis 2019, istituito dalla Pax-Bank con la Georges Anawati Foundation nel 2005

Carol Cooke Eid riceve il Pax Bank Prize 2019

5/27/2019

Il 23 maggio 2019, a Berlino, Carol Cooke Eid ha ricevuto il Pax-Bank-Preis 2019, istituito dalla Pax-Bank con la Georges Anawati Foundation nel 2005

Bishop Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, MCCJ has been appointed President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue by Pope Francis

Miguel Á. Ayuso Guixot new President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

5/27/2019

Bishop Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, MCCJ has been appointed President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue by Pope Francis

Jason Welle, Dean of Studies at PISAI, recently gave a presentation at the University of Cyprus on the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the visit of St. Francis of Assisi to Cyprus

Jason Welle at the University of Cyprus

5/20/2019

Jason Welle, Dean of Studies at PISAI, recently gave a presentation at the University of Cyprus on the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the vis...

Christopher Clohessy was in London during Easterweek, giving a lecture entitled ‘The Chronology of Zaynab’s Presence at Karbalâ’ according to al-Ṭabarî’s chronicles’

Christopher Clohessy at The Islamic College

4/30/2019

Christopher Clohessy was in London during Easterweek, giving a lecture entitled ‘The Chronology of Zaynab’s Presence at Karbalâ’ according to al-Ṭa...

On May 16 at 18.00 Lecture by Daniel A. Madigan, SJ, entitled: «Nobiscum Deum Adorant Unicum…»: How Could Theological Dialogue with Muslims be Impossible?

May 2019 Lecture: Daniel A. Madigan

4/29/2019

On May 16 at 18.00 Lecture by Daniel A. Madigan, SJ, entitled: «Nobiscum Deum Adorant Unicum…»: How Could Theological Dialogue with Muslims be Impo...

Is now available the number 44 of Islamochristiana, entirely dedicated to Maurice Borrmans, M.Afr., who founded the journal in 1975 together with the PISAI staff

Islamochristiana 44 'In Memoriam. Maurice Borrmans, M.Afr.'

4/8/2019

Is now available the number 44 of Islamochristiana, entirely dedicated to Maurice Borrmans, M.Afr., who founded the journal in 1975 together with t...

On Thursday, April 11 at 17.00 ‘Conférence Etienne Renaud’: « Les fondements coraniques du dialogue interreligieux autour de la personne de Jésus », by Geneviève Gobillot.

April 2019 Lecture: Geneviève Gobillot

4/4/2019

On Thursday, April 11 at 17.00 ‘Conférence Etienne Renaud’: « Les fondements coraniques du dialogue interreligieux autour de la personne de Jésus »...

On Friday 29th April, two professors of PISAI, Bishara Ebeid and Christopher Clohessy, presented the four books which, between them, they have published recently.

Ebeid and Clohessy present their new books

4/4/2019

On Friday 29th April, two professors of PISAI, Bishara Ebeid and Christopher Clohessy, presented the four books which, between them, they have publ...

On 2 April, a group of students in the second year of their licentiate study at PISAI visited the Vatican Library for a private workshop on Christian Arabic manuscripts.

PISAI students visit the Vatican Library

4/3/2019

On 2 April, a group of students in the second year of their licentiate study at PISAI visited the Vatican Library for a private workshop on Christi...

On Thursday 11 April 2019 PISAI dedicates an afternoon slot to ‘The legacy of Maurice Borrmans, M.Afr. The passion of dialogue’.

‘The legacy of Maurice Borrmans, M.Afr. The passion of dialogue’

4/2/2019

On Thursday 11 April 2019 PISAI dedicates an afternoon slot to ‘The legacy of Maurice Borrmans, M.Afr. The passion of dialogue’.

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, Rector of PISAI, was invited to attend the celebration organized to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Bahrein’s oldest Hindu temple.

Diego Sarrió Cucarella visits Bahrain

4/1/2019

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, Rector of PISAI, was invited to attend the celebration organized to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Bahrein’s oldest H...

Jason Welle, O.F.M., Dean of Studies at PISAI recently gave a presentation at the “Spring School” of Mu’minūn bi-lā ḥudūd (Believers without Borders) in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Jason Welle participation in a conference in Morocco

4/1/2019

Jason Welle, O.F.M., Dean of Studies at PISAI recently gave a presentation at the “Spring School” of Mu’minūn bi-lā ḥudūd (Believers without Border...

The PISAI joins its condolences to those of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the death of the beloved Father Paul Hannon.

Passing of Fr Paul Hannon, MAfr

3/29/2019

The PISAI joins its condolences to those of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the death of the beloved Father Paul Hannon.

On 14 March 2019 Diego Sarrió Cucarella participated in a session on Pope Francis and Muslim-Christian relations at the Blanquerna-Universitat Ramon Llull

Diego Sarrió Cucarella at the Blanquerna-Universitat Ramon Llull

3/27/2019

On 14 March 2019 Diego Sarrió Cucarella participated in a session on Pope Francis and Muslim-Christian relations at the Blanquerna-Universitat Ramo...

Professor Christopher Clohessy spent a week in London and Cambridge, participating in three conferences to promote his two new books

Christopher Clohessy promoting his new books

3/12/2019

Professor Christopher Clohessy spent a week in London and Cambridge, participating in three conferences to promote his two new books

Jason Welle, Dean of Studies at PISAI, gave a presentation on March 7 at the European Academy of Religion (EuARe) Annual Conference in Bologna (5-8 March).

Jason Welle at the European Academy of Religion

3/11/2019

Jason Welle, Dean of Studies at PISAI, gave a presentation on March 7 at the European Academy of Religion (EuARe) Annual Conference in Bologna (5-8...

On March 21 at 17.00,  'The Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam' by Patrick J. Ryan, S.J., entitled: ‘The Call to Jihad and the Lure of Prosperity: Contemporaries Polarities in African Islam and Christianity’.

March 2019 Lecture: Patrick J. Ryan

3/5/2019

On March 21 at 17.00, 'The Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam' by Patrick J. Ryan, S.J., entitled: ‘The Call to Jihad and the Lure of Prospe...

E' disponibile il numero 115 di ETUDES ARABES 'Question autour de l’autorité et du pouvoir dans le monde arabe'

Etudes Arabes 115

2/18/2019

E' disponibile il numero 115 di ETUDES ARABES 'Question autour de l’autorité et du pouvoir dans le monde arabe'

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 15.30, in the ‘Maurice Borrmans’ library at PISAI, Father Martin Awaana Wullobayi, M.Afr., defended his doctoral thesis

Doctoral thesis of Martin Awaana Wullobayi

2/13/2019

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 15.30, in the ‘Maurice Borrmans’ library at PISAI, Father Martin Awaana Wullobayi, M.Afr., defended his doctoral t...

Jason Welle announces the publication of two new books: Catholicism Engaging Other Faiths: Vatican II and its Impact, and Catholicism Opening to the World and Other Confessions: Vatican II and its Impact

Jason Welle announces two new books

2/12/2019

Jason Welle announces the publication of two new books: Catholicism Engaging Other Faiths: Vatican II and its Impact, and Catholicism Opening to th...

On Tuesday 5th February Christopher Clohessy attended a conference entitled ‘Shiism and Minorities’, hosted by the University of Cambridge and the Hikma Foundation

Conference in Cambridge 'Shiism and Minorities'

2/10/2019

On Tuesday 5th February Christopher Clohessy attended a conference entitled ‘Shiism and Minorities’, hosted by the University of Cambridge and the...

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, MAfr, Rector of PISAI, attended the conference 'Chrześcijanie w Świecie Islamu. Dialog – Posłannictwo – Świadectwo'

Conference on dialogue in Poland

2/4/2019

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, MAfr, Rector of PISAI, attended the conference 'Chrześcijanie w Świecie Islamu. Dialog – Posłannictwo – Świadectwo'

On Thursday, February 21 at 17.00 Lecture by Professor Amel Grami: 'Femmes et savoir religieux: l’émergence d’une dynamique féminine'

February 2019 Lecture: Amel Grami

1/31/2019

On Thursday, February 21 at 17.00 Lecture by Professor Amel Grami: 'Femmes et savoir religieux: l’émergence d’une dynamique féminine'

PISAI announces the release of two new books by Christopher Clohessy: Fâtima, Daughter of Muḥammad and Half of My Heart. The Narratives of Zaynab, Daughter of ʻAlî (Gorgias Press 2018).

New publications by Christopher Clohessy

1/10/2019

PISAI announces the release of two new books by Christopher Clohessy: Fâtima, Daughter of Muḥammad and Half of My Heart. The Narratives of Zaynab,...

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