Roman Institute of the Görres Society

Science Center for History since 1888

From The Institute

Constantin Felber (* 2003 in Munich) began studying law at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg after graduating from high school in Munich, specialising in commercial criminal law. He is currently in his 6th semester and is a scholarship holder of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation and spokesman of the HSS-Hochschulgruppe Leipzig. He is very interested in canon law and is completing an internship at the Vatican Dicastery for Legislative Texts.

The 126th General Assembly and Annual Conference of the Görres Society will take place in Regensburg from 27 to 29 September 2024. The general theme is "Creation and Responsibility". The detailed programme is not yet known, but it is important to register online so that your name appears in the printed list of participants.


Mag. theol. Julian Heissenberger (* 1989 in Oberpullendorf in Burgenland) studied theology after attending the Federal Commercial Academy in Vienna and Milan and taught at grammar school and secondary school in Neusiedl am See. He has been studying Canon Law at the Gregoriana since 2021. In addition to his pastoral activities, he is a trained Red Cross paramedic, a lecturer in first aid and speaks Austrian sign language.

The bookshop "La Leoniana" in the immediate vicinity of St Peter's Square has made an agreement with the RIGG whereby all members of the RIGG receive a discount ("sconto") of 10% (no guarantee). The bookshop is international, so it sells books in all languages.


Tim Hager (* 1996, Passau) studied for a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Historical Sciences at the University of Passau from 2018 to 2024. His Master's thesis is about a Catholic priest from Lower Bavaria in his role as a resistance fighter against the Nazi regime. Tim Hager is currently spending a semester abroad in Rome in the summer semester of 2024. Following this, he intends to start his doctorate.

Giovanni Howard Muz (* Pordenone, 1998) studied Classical Literature and the Sciences of Antiquity at the University of Udine, dealing, in his three-year thesis, with historical echoes in the tragedy of Euripides and, in his master's thesis, with portraiture with aegis from Alexander the Great to the Antonines. In addition he obtained a second-level master's degree at the Scuola Superiore 'di Toppo Wassermann', Udine. He is currently a fellow at the Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology (PIAC) in Rome, and intends to carry out doctoral research there.

Datum: 2024-05-30
Ort: San Giovanni a Porta Latina

On Thursday, 30 Mai, from 6 p.m., the Roman Institute of the Görres Society will celebrate its annual summer festival in San Giovanni a Porta Latina (Via di Porta Latina 17). It will begin with Holy Mass in the church, followed by a cheerful picnic in the monastery garden of the Rosminians, directly on the Aurelian city wall.

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