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"He was interested in people's formation. Of course, that included forming one's conscience, religious formation, but it also encompassed civil responsibility.”

GUISEPPE DALLA TORRE
LUMSA Professor

"What we have in mind above everything else are young researchers not only in Italy but also a national and international level. There are so many students that research the history of Christianity and that of the Catholic Church.”

Paul VI served as Pope from 1964 to 1978. There was a lot going on and that time-everything from the Second Vatican Council to the War in Vietnam. These speakers say he was able to balance tradition with modern times.

Even though the curriculum hasn't been officially launched just yet, the university is already planning on taking it abroad. In August the Catholic University of Nairobi in Africa will hold a two day program on the teachings of Paul VI.



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