Skip to content
Deacon Keith Fournier Hi readers, it seems you use Catholic Online a lot; that's great! It's a little awkward to ask, but we need your help. If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. We're not salespeople, but we depend on donations averaging $14.76 and fewer than 1% of readers give. If you donate just $5.00, the price of your coffee, Catholic Online School could keep thriving. Thank you. Help Now >

Benedict XVI Centre approved by Holy See, but what will they be doing there?

Free World Class Education
FREE Catholic Classes

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)
2/29/2016 (3 years ago)
Catholic Online (https://www.catholic.org)

St. Mary's University established a Benedict XVI Center for research.

St. Mary's University in Twickenham, London has been formally approved to name one of their buildings after Benedict XVI.

The center will focus on religion and social sciences (CDJ).

The center will focus on religion and social sciences (CDJ).

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - According to its website, St. Mary's University will name one of their buildings the Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society.

The Centre will address economics, sociology and political sciences, with Dr. Stephen Bullivant, a contributing editor at the Catholic Herald, as its director.

St. Mary's claimed the name was approved by the Vatican's Secretariat of State and was "founded upon the conviction that interdisciplinary research, in which the sciences are brought into direct engagement with theology and ethics, is central to the life of a Catholic university."

The Centre was erected in 2015 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the University.

The Benedict XVI centre will take a closer look at economics, sociology and political science.

The Benedict XVI centre will take a closer look at economics, sociology and political science (denham constructions).

 "Major publications, media activity, regular events and attracting research students" are listed among St. Mary's goals for the Centre, which school officials believe will help "make a major contribution to academic, ecclesial, and public debates concerning the place of religion (and nonreligion) within contemporary societies."

One of the beautifully built building's first order of business will include a 50th anniversary celebration for Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae.

media id="5609"]
The festivities will include a book that includes words from scholars hailing from different disciplines.

Information concerning other projects have yet to be announced.

---


'Help Give every Student and Teacher FREE resources for a world-class Moral Catholic Education'


Copyright 2019 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK


Comments



More College

Finding the right College

There's no magic formula for choosing a college, but there are steps you can take to find a good fit. Use this tool to start your journey.

Latest College News

US education department may allow religious to receive federal student aid Watch

Image of Nun

The US Department of Education is proposing to restore eligibility to members of religious orders for certain federal higher education ... continue reading


Newman scholar critiques Catholic universities Watch

Image of

Catholic universities should try to do more than run an assembly line of information for students who never learn to think, a prominent ... continue reading



The important legacy of the US' sole Catholic historically black university Watch

Image of Xavier University of Louisiana

This week the country marked National HBCU Week to recognize the accomplishments of historically black colleges and universities throughout ... continue reading


Divine Mercy University Celebrates Twentieth Year Anniversary

Image of

 Divine Mercy University (DMU) will kick off its twentieth year anniversary with the dedication of its new campus, president's picnic, ... continue reading


Paglia responds to controversy at JPII Institute Watch

Image of Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, grand chancellor of Rome's Pontifical Institute John Paul II and president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2020 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2020 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.

Catholic Online is a Project of Your Catholic Voice Foundation, a Not-for-Profit Corporation. Your Catholic Voice Foundation has been granted a recognition of tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal Tax Identification Number: 81-0596847. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.