rim 3From 9th to 12th of January 2016 the rector of Catholic University in Ruzomberok Msgr. prof. Jozef Jarab visited the Vatican and Rome. He was accompanied by Vice-Rector for International Relations prof. František Trstenský and the director of the Internal Administration ICLic. Dušan Škrabek.


The aim of the trip was a visit to the Congregation for Catholic Education.  The CU representatives were accepted by the secretary Msgr. Vincenzo Zani. CU Rector informed him about the current situation and future plans of the university development in the future. Msgr. Zani expressed his support for the work of the current leadership. He also described the important elements for Catholic University, which are the cooperation with the Slovak Bishops‘ Conference, keeping the university’s catholic identity and communication among different parts of the university.


CU Rector used this stay in Rome also for the other meetings with His Eminence Cardinal Jozef Tomko, with the arcibishop Cyril Vasiľ the Secretary of Oriental Churches, with the rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute Michael Kolárčik, S.J. and with the rector of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) Miroslav Konštanc Adam, O.P.