Pope Francis on June 8, 2019, sent a Video Message to participants in the OIEC International Congress, taking place at Fordham University – Lincoln Campus, in New York, June 5 to 8. OIEC is the International Office of Catholic Education.
The congress — Educatio Si — is designed to be a time of awakening and great exchanges on the issues of today’s education.
Educatio Si can be translated to “Be educated”. Through this message, the OIEC wants to symbolize the link between two guidelines of the Catholic Education: the United Nations’ Education 2030 plan and Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si. Therefore, Educatio Si is the symbol of the strong commitment of the OIEC towards the achievement of education for all, associated with God’s word.