San Luigi Papal Theological Seminary of Southern Italy
The San Luigi Papal Theological Seminary of Southern Italy' (Italian: Pontificia Facoltà Teologica dell'Italia Meridionale, San Luigi) is an institution of higher learning in Naples
Naples is a city in Southern Italy, situated on the country's west coast by the Gulf of Naples. Lying between two notable volcanic regions, Mount Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields, it is the capital of the region of Campania and of the province of Naples...

, Italy
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. It is located prominently on via Petrarca in the Posillipo
Posillipo is a residential quarter of Naples, southern Italy, located along the northern coast of the Gulf of Naples; it is called Pusilleco in the Neapolitan language.-Geography:...

 section of the city. In its present form, the school has existed since 1969; it was a fusion of two pre-existing university religious departments: The Neapolitan Theology Department of the University of Naples (Italian: Facoltà Teologica Napoletana) and the San Luigi Theology College (Italian: Facoltà Teologica San Luigi) run by the Jesuits. In addition, other religious institutions in southern Italy are now affiliated, including the Theological Institute of Calabria (Italian: Istituto Teologico Calabro) and the Theological Institute of Puglia (Italian: Istituto Teologico Pugliese). The institute confers higher degrees in ecclesiastical studies and is in full communion with the Holy See
Holy See
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