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By A. J. Boyd
On Friday, 11 March, The Lay Centre, in collaboration with the Rome Centre of The Catholic University of America and Australian Catholic University, was host to a first-of-its-kind networking forum of Catholic higher education in Rome. The meeting was chaired by Rev Frederich Bechina, undersecretary for the Holy See’s Congregation for Catholic Education, and Dr Luca Lantero, director of Information Center on Academic Mobility and Equivalence (CIMEA).
More than twenty participants represented three sectors of Catholic higher education active in Italy:
- Italian Catholic universities and institutions;
- Pontifical/ecclesiastical universities, athenae, and institutes;
- U.S. and other foreign Catholic universities with programs or campuses in Italy.
From the Italian Catholic universities were three administrators from LUMSA, a “free” (semi-private) Italian Catholic university. Seven of the 23 pontifical higher education institutions in Rome were present, including a representative of the Conference of Rectors of the Pontifical Roman Universities…
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