Maria José Costa Dias receives doctoral certificate on UCP National Day

The Director of Nursing at the Hospital da Luz, Maria José Costa Dias, was one of the guests at the official ceremony marking the National Day of the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) 2015, on the 1st of February.

Maria José Costa Dias was one of a group of doctors who received their doctoral insignias and were awarded their certificates. The Director of Nursing at the Hospital da Luz completed her PhD at the university in 2014.

During the 2015 UCP National Day celebrations Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture at the Vatican, was also awarded an honorary doctorate and gave a lecture entitled 'Media parables and Gospel parables - Communicating faith in the internet age'.