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Ratzinger Prize for 2018 Announced

German theologian Marianne Schlosser and Swiss Architect Mario Botta

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German theologian Marianne Schlosser and Swiss architect Mario Botta are the winners of the 2018 edition of the Ratzinger Prize. The awarding ceremony will be held on November  17 in Vatican City. Their names were announced September 20, 2018, during a press release at the Press Room of the Holy See.

The winners will be awarded on the day after the end of the 8th International Symposium organized in Rome by the Foundation, together with LUMSA University (November 15-16). The topic of the Symposium will be: “Fundamental rights and conflicts among rights”.
Moreover, on September 24 the awarding ceremony of the Second edition of the Prize “Razón abierta” will be held at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City. The ceremony was organized in partnership with Francisco de Vitoria University of Madrid and it is dedicated to a fundamental issue of Ratzinger’s thought, that was the need to keep the mind open to reason, to look for the truth and to answer the fundamental questions about the humankind.
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