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Bartolomé de Las Casas Award 2021
Bartolomé de Las Casas Award 2021

The Institute for the Study of Religions and Interfaith Dialogue of the Faculty of Theology of the University of
Friborg Switzerland awards the Bartolomé de Las Casas Prize for doctoral work or habilitation or equivalent monographic studies in the following fields:

AT A GLANCE
AT A GLANCE

Our Mission statement: Impelled by the Catholic faith and the Dominican mission. Aquinas Institute of Theology educates men and women to preach, to teach, to minister, and to lead. Founded in 1925. Sponsored by the Dominican Central Province of St. Albert the Great, in partnership with the Dominican Southern Province of St. Martin de Porres.

Aquinas 101: Science & Faith
Aquinas 101: Science & Faith

Aquinas 101: Science & Faith is a new, free video series produced by the Thomistic Institute that seeks to dispel the notion that science is in conflict with religion. Short video lessons, all hosted on Aquinas101.com, will explore themes, theories, and misconceptions that have proven especially challenging in the history of science and Christianity.

The École Biblique, a 100-year history
The École Biblique, a 100-year history

The École is the oldest biblical and archaeological research center in the Holy Land. It was founded in 1890 by Father Marie-Joseph Lagrange (1855-1938) in the Dominican convent of St Stephen in Jerusalem, which had been established in 1882.

Inspired by the name of the École Pratique des Hautes Etudes, established in Paris in 1868

The Science and Ethics of the Covid-19 Vaccines
The Science and Ethics of the Covid-19 Vaccines

UST Department of Biological Sciences of the UST College of Science Visiting Professor Rev. Fr. Nicanor Austriaco OP, PhD, SThD talks about the COVID-19 vaccine, its moral and scientific dimensions.

Vacancies: New Academic Posts at Blackfriars Studium
Vacancies: New Academic Posts at Blackfriars Studium

Blackfriars is delighted to announce four new teaching and research posts in our Studium.

Blackfriars Studium trains members of religious orders and congregations for priesthood in the Catholic Church. It is based at Blackfriars Priory in Oxford and run by the Order of Preachers (Dominicans).

Appointment of Brother Augustin Laffay, O.P., as member of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences
Appointment of Brother Augustin Laffay, O.P., as member of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences

Brother Augustin Laffay, O.P., Archivist of the Order of Preachers (Rome), has been appointed by the Holy Father as a member of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences. The news was published in the Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office on Monday, February 22, Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. Born in 1965 in France, Br. Augustin lived…

Professor Philippe Lefebvre appointed member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission
Professor Philippe Lefebvre appointed member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission

The Faculty of Theology was informed on January 13, 2021 that Professor Philippe Lefebvre, Dominican, has been appointed by the Holy Father as a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, for a term of five years.