The Dicastery for Culture and Education, the Pontifical Academy for Latin is responsible for the competition to award the prize of the Pontifical Academies, whose purpose is to promote and develop Christian humanism.
The Cardinal Secretary of State, on behalf of the Holy Father, will award the first and second place winners the gold and the silver medals at the annual public session of the Pontifical Academies.
The Academy proposes two thematic areas for the awarding the prize:
1. De rerum natura: Latin and science from Antiquity to the Modern age;
2. De re publica: Latin and politics from Antiquity to the Modern age.
Read more information about the announcement in the released document.