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On 6 December 2022, a meeting and debate entitled Louis Massignon. Courbe de vie d’un chrétien amoureux de l’islam was held in the Maurice Borrmans Library of PISAI

Louis Massignon. Courbe de vie d’un chrétien amoureux de l’islam

12/7/2022

On 6 December 2022, a meeting and debate entitled Louis Massignon. Courbe de vie d’un chrétien amoureux de l’islam was held in the Maurice Borrmans...

Thursday 1 December 2022, the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI hosted the presentation of the book L’ospitalità divina e la fraternità umana. L’altro nel dialogo islamo-cristiano

Presentation of the book L'ospitalità divina e la fraternità umana

12/5/2022

Thursday 1 December 2022, the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI hosted the presentation of the book L’ospitalità divina e la fraternità umana....

PISAI joins the mourning of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) and the Diocese of Wa (Ghana) on the sudden death of Cardinal Richard Kuuia Baawobr

Death of Richard Kuuia Baawobr (1959-2022)

11/28/2022

PISAI joins the mourning of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) and the Diocese of Wa (Ghana) on the sudden death of Cardinal Ric...

On the morning of 11 November 2022, Jesús Manuel Calero Perera’s presented his doctoral research at the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI

Presentation of a doctoral research

11/16/2022

On the morning of 11 November 2022, Jesús Manuel Calero Perera’s presented his doctoral research at the Maurice Borrmans Library of the PISAI

On 24 October 2022 Anna Canton e Bishara Ebeid participated in a study day held in Palermo at the Officina di Studi Medievali

Giornata di studi Officina di Studi Medievali

11/16/2022

On 24 October 2022 Anna Canton e Bishara Ebeid participated in a study day held in Palermo at the Officina di Studi Medievali

On 25 October 2022, the Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Dominic Eibu as Bishop of the Diocese of Kotido (Uganda)

PISAI’s alumnus appointed Bishop

10/26/2022

On 25 October 2022, the Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Dominic Eibu as Bishop of the Diocese of Kotido (Uganda)

On 7 October 2022, a study day was held at the Catholic University of Lyon, dedicated to Maurice Borrmans, MAfr (1925-2017) and Mohamed Talbi (1921-2017)

A study day at the Catholic University of Lyon

10/24/2022

On 7 October 2022, a study day was held at the Catholic University of Lyon, dedicated to Maurice Borrmans, MAfr (1925-2017) and Mohamed Talbi (1921...

Il PISAI annuncia la nuova pubblicazione di Mario Campli, già studente del PISAI, L’Islām et la «République». Una questione musulmana in Francia?

Nuova pubblicazione di Mario Campli

10/20/2022

Il PISAI annuncia la nuova pubblicazione di Mario Campli, già studente del PISAI, L’Islām et la «République». Una questione musulmana in Francia?

On Monday 6 June 2022, Paola Pizzi, a former student of PISAI, defended her doctoral thesis entitled “La non-violence comme moyen de changement en islam: la contribution de Ǧawdat Saʿīd”

Congratulations to the new Doctor Paola Pizzi

10/17/2022

On Monday 6 June 2022, Paola Pizzi, a former student of PISAI, defended her doctoral thesis entitled “La non-violence comme moyen de changement en...

The solemn inauguration of the Academic Year 2022-2023 took place on the morning of Friday, 14 October 2022, at the Maurice Borrmans Library

Inauguration of the Academic Year 2022-2023

10/17/2022

The solemn inauguration of the Academic Year 2022-2023 took place on the morning of Friday, 14 October 2022, at the Maurice Borrmans Library

The PISAI participated in the thirtieth anniversary of the Institut de sciences et théologie des religions (ISTR), founded in 1992 by the Cardinal Jean-Marc Aveline

PISAI’s presence at the 30th anniversary of the ISTR in Marseilles

10/6/2022

The PISAI participated in the thirtieth anniversary of the Institut de sciences et théologie des religions (ISTR), founded in 1992 by the Cardinal...

During the summer break Prof. Christopher Clohessy took part in a number of Shīʿī related events in London and Birmingham

Christopher Clohessy participates in UK Shīʿī related events

9/28/2022

During the summer break Prof. Christopher Clohessy took part in a number of Shīʿī related events in London and Birmingham

The PISAI announces the publication of Journeying With Muslims, Listening, Praying ad Working Together, by Cardinal Michael L. Fitzgerald, M.Afr.

“Journeying With Muslims”. Nuova pubblicazione del cardinale Michael Fitzgerald

9/22/2022

The PISAI announces the publication of Journeying With Muslims, Listening, Praying ad Working Together, by Cardinal Michael L. Fitzgerald, M.Afr.

The Annual Meeting of the International Quranic Studies Association (IQSA), held in Palermo 5-7 September 2022, enjoyed a strong representation of friends of PISAI

PISAI Presence at IQSA Annual Meeting 2022

9/14/2022

The Annual Meeting of the International Quranic Studies Association (IQSA), held in Palermo 5-7 September 2022, enjoyed a strong representation of...

Father Lawrence Chukwunweike Emehel has been recently appointed as head of the Interreligious Dialogue Unit at the Department of Mission and Dialogue of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria

New assignment for Fr. Lawrence C. Emehel

7/11/2022

Father Lawrence Chukwunweike Emehel has been recently appointed as head of the Interreligious Dialogue Unit at the Department of Mission and Dialog...

Diego Sarrió Cucarella attended the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief: London 2022, on 5 and 6 July 2022

Fredom of Religion or Belief Conference

7/11/2022

Diego Sarrió Cucarella attended the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief: London 2022, on 5 and 6 July 2022

On Tuesday, 21 June 2022, the official closing of the 2021-2022 Academic Year was celebrated. After the Eucharist, Prof. Cottini recalled the steps of the history of Islamochristiana

Official closing of the Academic Year 2021-2022

6/27/2022

On Tuesday, 21 June 2022, the official closing of the 2021-2022 Academic Year was celebrated. After the Eucharist, Prof. Cottini recalled the steps...

On the morning of Wednesday 8 June 2022, PISAI welcomed the participants of the ‘Journées d’Arras’, gathering in Rome coming from 16 different countries

Journées d’Arras 2022 in Rome

6/14/2022

On the morning of Wednesday 8 June 2022, PISAI welcomed the participants of the ‘Journées d’Arras’, gathering in Rome coming from 16 different coun...

On Wednesday 8 June 2022 the lecture entitled  'Do Muslims Today “Call on Mary with Devotion”?' was held at the Maurice Borrmans Library

The 2022 Georgetown Lecture on Contemporary Islam

6/13/2022

On Wednesday 8 June 2022 the lecture entitled 'Do Muslims Today “Call on Mary with Devotion”?' was held at the Maurice Borrmans Library

From 17 to 19 May 2022, PISAI’s Prof. Mariangela Laviano took part in the ‘Maison de la Sagesse’ seminar of the Institut Catholique de la Mediterranée, which took place in Beirut,
Lebanon

Seminario Maison de la Sagesse Beirut

6/7/2022

From 17 to 19 May 2022, PISAI’s Prof. Mariangela Laviano took part in the ‘Maison de la Sagesse’ seminar of the Institut Catholique de la Mediterra...

On the occasion of the state visit of the President of Algeria Nadjia Kebour was invited to deliver a short speech

Nadjia Kebour and the state visit of the Algerian President to Italy

6/2/2022

On the occasion of the state visit of the President of Algeria Nadjia Kebour was invited to deliver a short speech

On Wednesday, 18 May 2022, Rémi Caucanas delivered a lecture entitled “Islam and Christianity in Dialogue... under Beethoven’s Moonlight” at Saint Paul University in Ottawa

Lecture by Rémi Caucanas in Ottawa

6/1/2022

On Wednesday, 18 May 2022, Rémi Caucanas delivered a lecture entitled “Islam and Christianity in Dialogue... under Beethoven’s Moonlight” at Saint...

PISAI warmly comngratulates Mons. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, MAfr, Bishop of Wa, Ghana, cardinal-elect announced by Pope Francis on 29 May 2022

Cardinal-elect Mons. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, MAfr

6/1/2022

PISAI warmly comngratulates Mons. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, MAfr, Bishop of Wa, Ghana, cardinal-elect announced by Pope Francis on 29 May 2022

Il 30 maggio 2022 il PISAI ha ospitato la visita di una delegazione della Repubblica Islamica dell’Iran guidata dall’Ayatollah Alireza Aarafi

Visita di una delegazione della Repubblica Islamica dell’Iran

5/31/2022

Il 30 maggio 2022 il PISAI ha ospitato la visita di una delegazione della Repubblica Islamica dell’Iran guidata dall’Ayatollah Alireza Aarafi

On Tuesday 24 May 2022 took place the 2022 ACU/PISAI Rome Lecture entitled ‘Human Fraternity and Ecological Conversion: Muslims and Christians in Dialogue’

The 2022 ACU/PISAI Rome Lecture

5/30/2022

On Tuesday 24 May 2022 took place the 2022 ACU/PISAI Rome Lecture entitled ‘Human Fraternity and Ecological Conversion: Muslims and Christians in D...

PISAI joins with the sorrow of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the loss of Father Aldo Giannasi

Loss of Fr. Aldo Giannasi, MAfr, (1935-2022)

5/25/2022

PISAI joins with the sorrow of the Society of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) for the loss of Father Aldo Giannasi

The volume Il Documento sulla fratellanza umana: una riflessione interdisciplinare, edited by Laurent Basanese and Diego Sarrió Cucarella has been published

New publication on the Document on Human Fraternity

5/23/2022

The volume Il Documento sulla fratellanza umana: una riflessione interdisciplinare, edited by Laurent Basanese and Diego Sarrió Cucarella has been...

The latest issue of Etudes Arabes (118) entitled La transmission des savoirs. Questions autour de l’enseignement islamique is now available

Etudes Arabes 118 is now available

5/19/2022

The latest issue of Etudes Arabes (118) entitled La transmission des savoirs. Questions autour de l’enseignement islamique is now available

On Monday 16 May 2022, Diego Sarrió Cucarella, gave an online lecture in Spanish entitled “Louis Massignon. Profeta del dialogo islamo-cristiano”

Louis Massignon. Profeta del dialogo islamo-cristiano

5/18/2022

On Monday 16 May 2022, Diego Sarrió Cucarella, gave an online lecture in Spanish entitled “Louis Massignon. Profeta del dialogo islamo-cristiano”

On 12 May 2022 at 5 pm, the seventh Conférence Étienne Renaud entitled ‘Partager les senses du Coran: pour une herméneutique dialogique’

Conférence Étienne Renaud 2022

5/16/2022

On 12 May 2022 at 5 pm, the seventh Conférence Étienne Renaud entitled ‘Partager les senses du Coran: pour une herméneutique dialogique’

Il 29 aprile 2022 il prof. Wasim Salman ha partecipato al convegno 'La persona oggi. La prospettiva delle religioni sulle concezioni dominanti', organizzato dall'Università Roma Tre

Convegno 'La persona oggi. La prospettiva delle religioni sulle concezioni dominanti'

5/11/2022

Il 29 aprile 2022 il prof. Wasim Salman ha partecipato al convegno 'La persona oggi. La prospettiva delle religioni sulle concezioni dominanti', or...

A workshop entitled “From the Grassroots to Institutions: Experiences and Tips in the Field of Christian-Muslim Dialogue” was held at the Library of PISAI on 6 May 2022

Workshop: From the Grassroots to Institutions

5/9/2022

A workshop entitled “From the Grassroots to Institutions: Experiences and Tips in the Field of Christian-Muslim Dialogue” was held at the Library o...

Islamochristiana 47 (2021), dedicated to the theme of the 'Islamic Higher Education', is now available

Islamochristiana 47 Islamic Higher Education

5/4/2022

Islamochristiana 47 (2021), dedicated to the theme of the 'Islamic Higher Education', is now available

PISAI warmly congratulates Mak Caesar Abagna for obtaining his doctorate at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)

Congratulations to the new doctor Mak Caesar Abagna

5/4/2022

PISAI warmly congratulates Mak Caesar Abagna for obtaining his doctorate at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)

A conference organized by International Trinitarian Solidarity (SIT) was held in the New Synod Hall, in the Vatican, on April 25 and 26, 2022

Conference of Trinitarian International Solidarity

5/2/2022

A conference organized by International Trinitarian Solidarity (SIT) was held in the New Synod Hall, in the Vatican, on April 25 and 26, 2022

The PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of Adrien Candiard’s book "Tolleranza? Meglio il dialogo. Il caso-Andalusia e il confronto tra le fedi"

"Tolleranza? Meglio il dialogo". New publication by Adrien Candiard

4/11/2022

The PISAI is pleased to announce the publication of Adrien Candiard’s book "Tolleranza? Meglio il dialogo. Il caso-Andalusia e il confronto tra le...

A webinar entitled “From Academia to Practice: Interreligious Dialogue Experiences in Asia” was held on 30 March 2022

From Academia to Practice: Interreligious Dialogue Experiences in Asia

3/31/2022

A webinar entitled “From Academia to Practice: Interreligious Dialogue Experiences in Asia” was held on 30 March 2022

PISAI congratulates Cardinal Michael L. Fitzgerald on his honorary Doctorate in Theology received on 17 March from  Liverpool Hope University

Honorary Doctorate in Divinity to Cardinal Fitzgerald

3/28/2022

PISAI congratulates Cardinal Michael L. Fitzgerald on his honorary Doctorate in Theology received on 17 March from Liverpool Hope University

The PISAI is pleased to announce a new publication by Bartolomeo Pirone, Guida allo studio dell’arabo. Un metodo semplice per entrare passo dopo passo nella lingua del ḍād

New publication by Bartolomeo Pirone

3/16/2022

The PISAI is pleased to announce a new publication by Bartolomeo Pirone, Guida allo studio dell’arabo. Un metodo semplice per entrare passo dopo pa...

On 1st and 2 March 2022, the international conference 'The Koran in Rome. Catholicism and the study of Islam in modern times' was held in Rome

The Koran in Rome. Catholicism and the study of Islam in modern times

3/4/2022

On 1st and 2 March 2022, the international conference 'The Koran in Rome. Catholicism and the study of Islam in modern times' was held in Rome

The Forum of the Gregorian Centre for Interreligious Studies was held on 28 February, with a talk entitled “Fr Christian de Chergé and the Tibhirine Monastery: signs...

Fr Christian de Chergé and the Tibhirine Monastery

3/3/2022

The Forum of the Gregorian Centre for Interreligious Studies was held on 28 February, with a talk entitled “Fr Christian de Chergé and the Tibhirin...

On Wednesday 23 February 2022 the Pontifical Gregorian University hosted the presentation of the book 'A Call to Dialogue, Christians in Dialogue with Muslims'

A Call to Dialogue, Christians in Dialogue with Muslims

2/24/2022

On Wednesday 23 February 2022 the Pontifical Gregorian University hosted the presentation of the book 'A Call to Dialogue, Christians in Dialogue w...

On Thursday 17 February 2022, a public lecture entitled ‘Human Rights in Early Islam: The Treatise of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib’ was held at PISAI

February 2022 Lecture: Seyed Ammar Nakshawani

2/22/2022

On Thursday 17 February 2022, a public lecture entitled ‘Human Rights in Early Islam: The Treatise of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib’ was held at PISAI

PISAI announces the publication of Manifestazioni spirituali nell’Islam, edited by Giuseppe Scattolin and Riccardo Paredi (Officina di Studi Medievali, Palermo 2021)

New anthology of classical Sufi texts

2/17/2022

PISAI announces the publication of Manifestazioni spirituali nell’Islam, edited by Giuseppe Scattolin and Riccardo Paredi (Officina di Studi Mediev...

Alma Salem, del PISAI, ha partecipato al convegno “Digital Transformation of Arabic Language Learning and Teaching: Post Pandemic Implications"

Convegno sull'apprendimento della lingua araba dei rifugiati siriani

1/18/2022

Alma Salem, del PISAI, ha partecipato al convegno “Digital Transformation of Arabic Language Learning and Teaching: Post Pandemic Implications"

Il PISAI si unisce al cordoglio dell’Ordine dei Predicatori per la morte di fratel Denis Foucher, op (1946-2022), avvenuta il 1° gennaio 2022 a Marsiglia

Scomparsa di Denis Foucher, op (1946-2022)

1/5/2022

Il PISAI si unisce al cordoglio dell’Ordine dei Predicatori per la morte di fratel Denis Foucher, op (1946-2022), avvenuta il 1° gennaio 2022 a Mar...

PISAI is pleased to announce the online publication of the complete collection of Se Comprendre, a bulletin launched by the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) in 1956

Se Comprendre (1956-2013) available online

1/4/2022

PISAI is pleased to announce the online publication of the complete collection of Se Comprendre, a bulletin launched by the Missionaries of Africa...

Cardinal Michael L. Fitzgerald, M.Afr., has been honoured by Queen Elisabeth II with an Officer of the Order of the British Empire

Cardinal Fitzgerald recognized in New Year Honours 2022

1/3/2022

Cardinal Michael L. Fitzgerald, M.Afr., has been honoured by Queen Elisabeth II with an Officer of the Order of the British Empire

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