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Travel blog

Hi everyone ! We’re Marie (right) and Thaïs (left) and we arrived in Istanbul a week ago. We’re gonna stay here for 3 months helping the Dominican’s community by doing multiples tasks such as : Gardening Rearranging/ cleaning the library Helping for prayers, communication, network,… It’s very exciting ! Moreover, we’re teachers 2 days per …

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Byzantium in color

Byzantium in Color Polychromy in Bizantine Sculpture Professor Silvia Pedone, Dost-I associate fellow and researcher at the Lincei Academy in Rome, is specialized in Byzantine art history. In 2022 she published her second doctoral thesis on the polychromy of the Byzantine sculpture. The professor will present the fascinating results of her research to you.   …

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Taizé prayer

Taizé Prayer Every Second Tuesday of the Month The Taizé Prayer in the church of Sen Piyer kicks off again from the 11th of October.It is an ecumenical prayer and Christians of all denominations are invited to participate. All the dates: 11/10/2022; 08/11/2022; 13/12/2022; 10/01/2023; 14/02/2023; 14/03/2023; 11/04/2022; 09/05/2023; 13/06/2023 Time: 20.00h Location: Sen Piyer …

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Taizé 2022

Taizé 2022 A New Beginning Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Dear friends, In 2004, we started a long journey of ecumenical prayer according to Taizé style, in a monthly appointment. But we have just lived through two complicated years, marred by the Coronavirus pandemic. This crisis is not yet entirely over, but we look to …

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Latin Catholicism

Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul Property, People and Missions Vanessa R. de Obaldía (University of Mainz, DoSt-I) and Claudio Monge (DoSt-I) have edited  the book “Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul – Property, People and Missions“- The volume aims at being a contribution on a topic not widely covered yet by the academic community. İt focuses …

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Latin Catholicism

Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul Property, People and Missions Philippe Bourmaud will discuss the book “Latin Catholicism in Ottoman Istanbul – Property, People and Missions” with its editors, Vanessa R. de Obaldía (University of Mainz, DoSt-I) and Claudio Monge (DoSt-I). The volume aims at being a contribution on a topic not widely covered yet by …

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Close Encounters

Close Encounters A 1622 Jesuit’s Translation of the Quran The manuscript Animadversiones, Notae ac Disputationes in Pestilentem Alcoranum is an almost entirely unknown translation of the Qur’an into baroque Latin completed by the Jesuit priest Ignazio Lomellini in 1622, of which only one copy exists. It is accompanied by extensive commentaries and includes a complete …

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