Recently, on the 23rd of January, Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, Prefect in charge of the Roman Congregation for Catholic Education, visited the University of Mysticism in Avila.
During the visit he was accompanied, among others, by the CITeS authorities, as well as Professor Javier Belda Iniesta, Delegate for Legal and International Affairs of the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute and Professor Manuel Arroba, Dean of the new section of the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute which, on Wednesday, January 22nd, the Cardinal inaugurated in Madrid.
While visiting CITeS, the Cardinal expressed the importance of this centre regarding forging and supporting the great ecclesial project of the New Evangelization. He also appreciated the importance of the mysticism of Teresa and St John of the Cross, encouraging the CITeS community to keep on with this work so that it can continue to strengthen the life of faith and the necessary cultural, interdisciplinary and interreligious dialogue. There was no shortage of inspiring references to Teresa of Jesus and her incarnate mysticism, as an inspiring model of what CITeS must be.