16 Feb-23 March. The Vincent Pallotti Institute presents Welcoming the Stranger, its spring lecture series on Thursday mornings at the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas.
16 Feb. Welcoming the Stranger: Bibilical Perspective. Edmund Power, OSB, former Abbot of St. Paul Outside the Walls (2005-2015). Donna Orsuto, Director, The Lay Centre and Professor, Pontifical Gregorian University.
23 Feb. The Holy (Refugee) Family: Perspectives from Christian Art. Barbara Aniello, Professor, Faculty of History and Cultural Heritage of the Church, Pontifical Gregorian University. Hansol Goo, Lay Centre Leadership Scholar.
2 March. "I am because we are." Social responsibility and the refugee crisis. Amaya Valcarcel, International Advocacy Coordinator, Jesuit Refugee Service. Antony Mukui Wanjiku, Advocacy Assistant, JRS, with Isaias Marcano, Lay Centre Leadership Scholar.
9 March. Meeting Virtually, Loving Virtually. The Paradoxes of a Disembodied Life. Peter Lah, SJ, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Pontifical Gregorian University. Filipe Domingues, Lay Centre Leadership Scholar.
16 March. The Road to Integration. A common goal that brings Christians together. Archbishop Sir David Moxon KNZM, The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See, and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome
Claudia Giampietro, Lay Centre Leadership Scholar.
23 March. Hospitality beyond boundaries. Christians and Muslims responding together to the refugee crisis. Thomas Michel, SJ, Professor, Georgetown University and Cenap Mustafa Aydin, Director, Istituto Tevere. Peter Dziedzic, Lay Centre Leadership Scholar.
For more details of the lecture series see Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas website while to read a feature article about the Lay Centre's activities and history pick up a copy of the February edition of Wanted in Rome on sale at newsstands around Rome.