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Pietro Lorenzo Maggioni

After graduating from the Faculty of Theology of Northern Italy – Section of the Archiepiscopal Seminary of Milan, he continued his studies at the State University of Milan where he graduated in Cultural Mediation. Later he studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University, first obtaining a Master of Arts in “Religions and Cultures” and then a Licentiate in Fundamental Theology. In 2016, he received his PhD in Philosophy and Theology of Religious Pluralism from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Since September 2011, he has been teaching theology of religions and ecumenism at the seminary of Milan. Since September 2011, he has been teaching theology of religions and ecumenism at the seminary of Milan.

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Pontificio Istituto di Studi Arabi e d’Islamistica - Italy

Pontificia Università Gregoriana - Italy

The document on Human Fraternity: theological, philosophical and social reflections and developments (Rome)

Study on the theme of fraternity from the Abu Dhabi Document on HUMAN FRATERNITY FOR WORLD PEACE AND LIVING TOGETHETR, signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar on February 4, 2019

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