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Scholas Occurentes: Inauguration of Its Rome Headquarters

Pope Francis to Partake in This Evening’s Opening Ceremony

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Pope Francis will take part in the inauguration of the global educational network “Scholas Occurentes,” at San Calisto Square, an extraterritorial property of the Holy See in the Roman neighborhood of Trastevere today, June 9, 2017. The ceremony is scheduled for 5 o’clock this evening.
Founded in 2013 through the vision of the Argentine Pontiff, within the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Scholas Occurrentes works with children in difficulties, promoting educational strategies, which enables them to flourish through sports, art and technology.
Among the numerous initiatives set up by the organization were “Matches for Peace” with soccer stars; a partnership with UNICEF; and “Citizens projects” in 190 countries, through a network of 446,133 schools. It also has helped provide aid to adolescent mothers in Latin America.

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Anne Kurian-Montabone

Laurea in Teologia (2008) alla Facoltà di teologia presso l'Ecole cathedrale di Parigi. Ha lavorato 8 anni per il giornale settimanale francese France Catholique" e participato per 6 mese al giornale "Vocation" del servizio vocazionale delle chiesa di Parigi. Co-autore di un libro sulla preghiera al Sacro Cuore. Dall'ottobre 2011 è Collaboratrice della redazione francese di Zenit."

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