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Prof. Christopher Clohessy of PISAI has been awarded from the Imam Reza Shrine in Mashhad, Iran, for his contributions in events on Shi’i topics

Imam Reza Shrine Award to Christopher Clohessy

10/14/2021

Prof. Christopher Clohessy of PISAI has been awarded from the Imam Reza Shrine in Mashhad, Iran, for his contributions in events on Shi’i topics

An online webinar sponsored by the Congregation for Catholic Education  with the School of Higher Education EIS of LUMSA on the topic “Cultures and Religions” was held on Monday, 11 October 2021.

Global Compact on Education: Cultures and Religions

10/13/2021

An online webinar sponsored by the Congregation for Catholic Education with the School of Higher Education EIS of LUMSA on the topic “Cultures and...

The PISAI academic community congratulates Prof. Bartolomeo Pirone, on the publication of his new book 'Al-Malik al-Kāmil e i cristiani d’Egitto'

New Publication by Prof. Bartolomeo Pirone

10/6/2021

The PISAI academic community congratulates Prof. Bartolomeo Pirone, on the publication of his new book 'Al-Malik al-Kāmil e i cristiani d’Egitto'

The solemn inauguration of the Academic Year 2021-2022 took place on the morning of Friday, 1 October 2021, at the Maurice Borrmans Library

Inauguration of the Academic Year 2021-2022

10/4/2021

The solemn inauguration of the Academic Year 2021-2022 took place on the morning of Friday, 1 October 2021, at the Maurice Borrmans Library

On 20 September 2021 at the Embassy of France to the Holy See was presented the book 'Il ritorno del profeta. Perché il destino dell’Occidente si decide nel Medio Oriente', by Gilles Kepel

Presentation of the new book of Gilles Kepel

9/27/2021

On 20 September 2021 at the Embassy of France to the Holy See was presented the book 'Il ritorno del profeta. Perché il destino dell’Occidente si d...

The PISAI, represented by its President, Prof. Diego Sarrió Cucarella, participated in the G20 Interfaith Forum 2021, Bologna 11-14 September 2021

Presence of PISAI at the G20 Interfaith Forum 2021

9/20/2021

The PISAI, represented by its President, Prof. Diego Sarrió Cucarella, participated in the G20 Interfaith Forum 2021, Bologna 11-14 September 2021

Over the summer months, between July and September, Christopher Clohessy took part in a number of events with a variety of Shī’ī groups in London

London summer Shī’ī events

9/6/2021

Over the summer months, between July and September, Christopher Clohessy took part in a number of events with a variety of Shī’ī groups in London

Literary Award of the Ambassadors to the Holy See 2021 to Andrea Mandonico for 'Mio Dio, come sei buono. La vita e il messaggio di Charles de Foucauld'

Literary Award of the Ambassadors to the Holy See 2021 to Andrea Mandonico

9/2/2021

Literary Award of the Ambassadors to the Holy See 2021 to Andrea Mandonico for 'Mio Dio, come sei buono. La vita e il messaggio di Charles de Fouca...

The PISAI academic community was well represented at the 2021 conference of the European Academy of Religion (EuARe), held in Münster, Germany

PISAI Participation at the European Academy of Religion

9/2/2021

The PISAI academic community was well represented at the 2021 conference of the European Academy of Religion (EuARe), held in Münster, Germany

Il PISAI è lieto di segnalare la pubblicazione del libro Libertà di espressione. Diritto di satira e tutela del sentimento religioso, a cura di Antonino Piccione

Libertà di espressione. Diritto di satira e tutela del sentimento religioso

9/1/2021

Il PISAI è lieto di segnalare la pubblicazione del libro Libertà di espressione. Diritto di satira e tutela del sentimento religioso, a cura di Ant...

Issue 117 of Etudes Arabes entitled 'Du ǧihād au jihadisme. Evolution historique et textes' has been published.

Etudes Arabes 117

7/28/2021

Issue 117 of Etudes Arabes entitled 'Du ǧihād au jihadisme. Evolution historique et textes' has been published.

PISAI is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship of the online series Catholics & Muslims: History, Theology, Encounters, starting on 21 July 2021

Catholics & Muslims: History, Theology, Encounters

7/15/2021

PISAI is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship of the online series Catholics & Muslims: History, Theology, Encounters, starting on 21 July 2021

The PISAI is pleased to announce that Diego Sarrió Cucarella, President of the Institute, has been appointed Honorary Fellow of Australian Catholic University

Diego Sarrió Cucarella Honorary Fellow of Australian Catholic University

7/8/2021

The PISAI is pleased to announce that Diego Sarrió Cucarella, President of the Institute, has been appointed Honorary Fellow of Australian Catholic...

A webinar entitled ‘Bridging the Cultural Gap’ organized by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Italy was held on 25 June 2021

Bridging the Cultural Gap - Webinar

6/30/2021

A webinar entitled ‘Bridging the Cultural Gap’ organized by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Italy was held on 25...

On Monday 16 June 2021, PISAI welcomed the participants in the program Religions, laïcité et enjeux contemporains, organized by the IHEMR

The IHEMR visits the PISAI

6/22/2021

On Monday 16 June 2021, PISAI welcomed the participants in the program Religions, laïcité et enjeux contemporains, organized by the IHEMR

PISAI is pleased to announce the recent publication of the book Tous les mots que j’écris, Chemins de Dialogue, Marseille 2021, by Sister Colette Hamza

Tous les mots que j’écris, Colette Hamza

6/21/2021

PISAI is pleased to announce the recent publication of the book Tous les mots que j’écris, Chemins de Dialogue, Marseille 2021, by Sister Colette H...

On Friday, 18 June 2021, the official closing of the academic year 2020-2021 was celebrated

Official closing of the Academic Year 2020-2021

6/21/2021

On Friday, 18 June 2021, the official closing of the academic year 2020-2021 was celebrated

The PISAI joins in the sadness of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa (White Sisters) for the recent loss of Sister Bernadette Clergues on 30 May 2021

In memory of Bernadette Clergues and Lucie Pruvost

6/14/2021

The PISAI joins in the sadness of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa (White Sisters) for the recent loss of Sister Bernadette Clergues on...

The PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of the new book by Rémi Caucanas 'Jacques Lanfry. Un lion, l’Église et l’Islam', published in the series “Studi arabo-islamici del PISAI”

Jacques Lanfry. Un lion, l’Église et l’Islam

6/2/2021

The PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of the new book by Rémi Caucanas 'Jacques Lanfry. Un lion, l’Église et l’Islam', published in the...

On 24-25 May 2021, PISAI co-sponsored an online conference entitled “Mystical Traditions: Approaches to Peaceful Coexistence”

Mystical Traditions: Approaches to Peaceful Coexistence

5/27/2021

On 24-25 May 2021, PISAI co-sponsored an online conference entitled “Mystical Traditions: Approaches to Peaceful Coexistence”

Il 20 maggio 2021 si è tenuta online la ACU/PISAI Rome Lecture dal titolo ‘Jews and Christians in the Qur’ān: Who has power over God’s bounty?’

The ACU/PISAI Rome Lecture

5/20/2021

Il 20 maggio 2021 si è tenuta online la ACU/PISAI Rome Lecture dal titolo ‘Jews and Christians in the Qur’ān: Who has power over God’s bounty?’

The Reading room of the PISAI has renewed its premises to guarantee the COVID emergency safety standards

The Library of PISAI has been renewed

5/18/2021

The Reading room of the PISAI has renewed its premises to guarantee the COVID emergency safety standards

On Friday 14 May 2021 Mariangela Laviano brilliantly defended her doctoral thesis at the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI

Best wishes to the new Doctor Mariangela Laviano

5/18/2021

On Friday 14 May 2021 Mariangela Laviano brilliantly defended her doctoral thesis at the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI

Studenti musulmani a scuola, a cura di Antonio Cuciniello (ex studente del PISAI) e Stefano Pasta, Carocci editore, Roma 2021

Studenti musulmani a scuola

5/12/2021

Studenti musulmani a scuola, a cura di Antonio Cuciniello (ex studente del PISAI) e Stefano Pasta, Carocci editore, Roma 2021

On Thursday 6 May 2021 took place the fifth Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam entitled “The Visit of Pope Francis to Iraq. Its Significance for Religious Relations”

Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam

5/10/2021

On Thursday 6 May 2021 took place the fifth Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam entitled “The Visit of Pope Francis to Iraq. Its Significance...

Il PISAI è lieto di segnalare la pubblicazione di 'Musulmans en chemin dans la spiritualité de l’unité', a cura di Farouk Mesli e Adnane Mokrani

Musulmans en chemin dans la spiritualité de l'unité

5/5/2021

Il PISAI è lieto di segnalare la pubblicazione di 'Musulmans en chemin dans la spiritualité de l’unité', a cura di Farouk Mesli e Adnane Mokrani

PISAI joins the grief of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the loss of Father Jean Fontaine, who died on 1 May 2021 in Tunis

Death of Jean Fontaine, MAfr (1936-2021)

5/3/2021

PISAI joins the grief of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the loss of Father Jean Fontaine, who died on 1 May 2021 in Tunis

A webinar was held on 19 April 2021, organized by the PISAI and the John Paul II Center for Interreligious Dialogue

From Academia to Practice: Interreligious Dialogue Experiences in Africa

4/20/2021

A webinar was held on 19 April 2021, organized by the PISAI and the John Paul II Center for Interreligious Dialogue

Antonio Navarro Carmona, former student of PISAI participated in the Second International Conference about the History of the Mozarabs

Second International Conference about the History of the Mozarabs

4/19/2021

Antonio Navarro Carmona, former student of PISAI participated in the Second International Conference about the History of the Mozarabs

Islamochristiana 46 (2020), a rich number dedicated to the “Islamic Declarations por Dialogue”, is now available

Islamochristiana 46

4/19/2021

Islamochristiana 46 (2020), a rich number dedicated to the “Islamic Declarations por Dialogue”, is now available

Signing of a memorandum of understanding between the PISAI, Tangaza University College (Nairobi), and the Catholic Institute of the Mediterranean (Marseilles)

New Academic Partners

4/14/2021

Signing of a memorandum of understanding between the PISAI, Tangaza University College (Nairobi), and the Catholic Institute of the Mediterranean (...

Il prof. Wasim Salman ha partecipato alla giornata di studio سوريا الحبيبة Uno sguardo alla Siria, Università di Palermo, 30 marzo 2021

سوريا الحبيبة A look at Syria

4/13/2021

Il prof. Wasim Salman ha partecipato alla giornata di studio سوريا الحبيبة Uno sguardo alla Siria, Università di Palermo, 30 marzo 2021

The SEDOS Spring Session 2021 took place on Friday, 19 March 2021, in the form of a webinar  dedicated to “Islam and Mission”

Islam and Mission Webinar

3/23/2021

The SEDOS Spring Session 2021 took place on Friday, 19 March 2021, in the form of a webinar dedicated to “Islam and Mission”

The PISAI is glad to signal the publication of Witnessing to the God of Love and Mercy: essays, testimonies, and study group modules for Muslim-Christian dialogue

Witnessing to the God of Love and Mercy

3/15/2021

The PISAI is glad to signal the publication of Witnessing to the God of Love and Mercy: essays, testimonies, and study group modules for Muslim-Chr...

On the 1st March 2021 the webinar Dialogue in a time of violence: a reading of Human Fraternity from the ground organised by the UISG USG Commission was held.

Webinar of the UISG USG Commission 1 March

3/10/2021

On the 1st March 2021 the webinar Dialogue in a time of violence: a reading of Human Fraternity from the ground organised by the UISG USG Commissio...

Christopher Clohessy has been named “Distinguished Researcher of Shīʻī Studies” by the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iran’s World Award Book to Christopher Clohessy

3/4/2021

Christopher Clohessy has been named “Distinguished Researcher of Shīʻī Studies” by the Islamic Republic of Iran

Historical Antecedents for the Document on Human Fraternity: The Encounter between St. Francis and Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil (1219 AD), online lecture

Online lecture by Jason Welle

3/1/2021

Historical Antecedents for the Document on Human Fraternity: The Encounter between St. Francis and Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil (1219 AD), online lecture

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, M.Afr., President of PISAI, participated on 22-23 February 2021 in the 30th Session for Episcopal Delegates and Directors of Secretariats of Interreligious Relations.

Religious pluralism in Spain

2/26/2021

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, M.Afr., President of PISAI, participated on 22-23 February 2021 in the 30th Session for Episcopal Delegates and Directors o...

The PISAI announces the publication of 'Contemplare Allâh. Regole sulla via interiore di maestri musulmani', by Yahya Pallavicini, former student of PISAI.

New book by Yahya Pallavicini

2/15/2021

The PISAI announces the publication of 'Contemplare Allâh. Regole sulla via interiore di maestri musulmani', by Yahya Pallavicini, former student o...

The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) organized a webinar, on 26-27 January 2021, on the theme: “Religious Radicalism: Interpretations and Responses of Christians and Muslims”.

Interdicasterial webinar on religious radicalism

2/1/2021

The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) organized a webinar, on 26-27 January 2021, on the theme: “Religious Radicalism: Interpre...

The PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of the book: Fakhr ad-Dîn ar-Râzî, L’impeccabilité des Prophètes − ʻIṣmat al-anbiyā’, Introduit, traduit et annoté par Michel Lagarde, Héritage Spirituel, Albouraq (Paris 2020).

New publication of Michel Lagarde

1/25/2021

The PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of the book: Fakhr ad-Dîn ar-Râzî, L’impeccabilité des Prophètes − ʻIṣmat al-anbiyā’, Introduit, t...

The PISAI is very pleased to announce the publication, by Prof. Christopher Clohessy, of his book Angels Hastening. The Karbalā’ Dreams, Gorgias Press 2021.

New publication of Christopher Clohessy

1/25/2021

The PISAI is very pleased to announce the publication, by Prof. Christopher Clohessy, of his book Angels Hastening. The Karbalā’ Dreams, Gorgias Pr...

Signed agreement among the 22 academic institutions that are part of CRUIPRO (Conference of Rectors of Roman Pontifical Universities and Institutions) on 7 December 2020.

CRUIPRO Interinstitutional Agreement

1/20/2021

Signed agreement among the 22 academic institutions that are part of CRUIPRO (Conference of Rectors of Roman Pontifical Universities and Institutio...

The book Chrześcijani w świecie islamo. Dialog - Posłannictwo - Świadectwo / Christians in the World of Islam. Dialogue - Mission - Witness has been published

Christians in the World of Islam. Dialogue - Mission - Witness

1/12/2021

The book Chrześcijani w świecie islamo. Dialog - Posłannictwo - Świadectwo / Christians in the World of Islam. Dialogue - Mission - Witness has bee...

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