On February 13, 2024, the Fraknói Workshop Lecture took place for the seventh time. At the beginning of the online event, Péter Tusor, the research group leader, greeted the participants, giving special recognition to János Bergmann, titular abbot and the current Grand Provost of the Cathedral Chapter of Kalocsa. Sági György, a scientific assistant of the research group, conducted a life interview with the retired parish priest from Bácsalmás on November 8, 2023, at the Archbishop's Palace in Kalocsa.

2024. February 13.

On February 8, 2024, Róbert Oláh P., a scientific assistant of the Fraknói Research Group, gave a presentation at the annual first meeting of the Intelligence History Section of the Hungarian Military Science Society. The title of his lecture was "Hungarian Ecclesiastical Representatives in Rome, 1607-1783." In his presentation, he showcased the historical development of the Hungarian agency in Rome during the 17th century.

2024. February 12.

On February 1, 2024, the 2024 lecture series of the Istituto Nazionale di Studi Romani was inaugurated in Rome (Sala Promoteca Campidoglio). On this occasion, Maria Antonietta Visceglia, professor emerita from the University of Rome La Sapienza, delivered her lectio magistralis titled "Nepotismo papale e gender tra Rinascimento e Controriforma."

2024. February 1.
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The Vilmos Fraknói Vatican Historical Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Péter Pázmány Catholic University was established in the June of 2012 as the ‘Impetus’ Church History Research Group in the frame of the Church History Research Institute of the University founded by Rector Péter Erdő in 1999. It carries on independently the latter’s publications (Bibliotheca Historiae Ecclesiasticae Universitatis Catholicae de Petro Pázmány Nuncupatae) and researches in Rome and in Vienna, with the involvement of academic and other funding sources.


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A minden szélsőséges ideológiát megvető XII. Piusz pápa személye, különösen második világháború alatti szerepe napjainkban is viták kereszttüzében áll, szentté avatási eljárásának ideiglenes szüneteltetését is ez okozta.

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