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Rome’s first multi-religious half-marathon

VATICAN (CNS): Some 2,000 people completed the first ever multi-religious half-marathon (21 kilometres) in Rome, Italy on September 17. The Via Pacis (Peace Road) initiative was sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Culture.
 
According to Monsignor Melchor Sanchez de Toca y Alameda, undersecretary of pontifical council and head of the office’s section on sport, almost 4,000 people also signed up for the shorter, five kilometer fun run.
 

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Courtyard of the Gentiles looks at society and economy

ROME (SE): “The theme chosen for the conference is intended to stimulate reflection on a key question in current political and academic debate, and about which public opinion is increasingly sensitive: the relationship between economics and society, and the need to define new, more humane and inclusive economic models,” the organisers of the Courtyard of the Gentiles told the Holy See Press Office on September 12.

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