Universidade Católica Portuguesa celebrates its National Day with an Academic Session, on February 2, at 4:00 p.m., which will take place at the Cardeal Medeiros Auditorium, in Lisbon. On this day the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa will be awarded to Professors José Manuel Durão Barroso and Barbie Zelizer.
The ceremony will also include the imposition of the insignia and delivery of the doctoral letters to the doctors who obtained the degree in 2022, and the awarding of the silver and gold medals to UCP employees who completed 25 and 40 years of service in 2022.
The National Day of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month of February, this year on the 5th, under the motto "Knowledge at the Service of Social Fraternity".
On that day, relevant for the entire academic community, a Thanksgiving Mass will be celebrated at the Santa Isabel Parish Church in Lisbon, at 11:00 a.m., to be presided over by His Eminence D. Manuel Clemente, Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon and Chancellor of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, and broadcast live by Rádio Renascença.