"I think one could say that at the most intimate level, the true origin of the university lies in the thirst for knowledge that is proper to man. The human being wants to know what everything around him is. He wants truth." Benedict XVI
"May the possibility of studying in Rome help you to reinforce your sense of belonging to the Church and your commitment of fidelity to the Pope's universal Magisterium." Benedict XVI
"There is need of a true evangelical hermeneutic for better understanding life, the world and humanity, not of a synthesis but of a spiritual atmosphere of research and certainty based on the truths of reason and of faith." Francis
"We cannot grow and we cannot educate without consistency: consistency and witness!" Francis
"Dear students, in the University you are not only recipients of services, but you are the true protagonists of the activities performed there." St. John Paul II

Qualifications Framework

Academic university centers of the Catholic Church are different, depending on their aims and course contents; therefore, there are two different kinds: • Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties •... Read more

Training offer

At the center of the overall architecture of university studies we find Courses Supply, in which each curriculum is structured in a consistent and integrated way. Legislation According to the... Read more


  • Circular Letter 4

    This Circular Letter n. 4 — addressed to all Chancellors, Rectors and Deans of Ecclesiastical Faculties — follows Circular Letter n. 3 (8 December 2020) in expressing and realizing the Holy See's care for the promotion of ecclesiastical studies. The Chancellors are kindly asked to forward this Letter, whose authority is recalled by the fact that "for the correct carrying out of the present... Read more

  • At the service of the Church

    On the 17th of October 2021 HE Msgr.Zani ordained three deacons: Rev. Petro Chacha of the Archdiocese of Mwanza (Tanzania), Rev. Benjamin N'gambi of the Diocese of Karonga (Malawi) and Rev. Emmanuel Marfo of the Archdiocese of Kumasi (Ghana). Read more

  • Holy Christmas

    “In Christmas we find the tenderness and love of God who stoops to our limitations, to our weaknesses, to our sins, and who bends down even to us. St Paul declares that Jesus Christ, “who, though he was in the form of God... emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men” (Phil 2:6-7). Let us look at the Bethlehem Grotto: God humbled himself to the point of being... Read more

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