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International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - SEPTEMBER 18: Pope Francis attends his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square on September 18, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pontiff called on Catholics together with other Christians to continue to pray for peace in the most trouble parts of the world. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Dear friends of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

In all countries, universities constitute the main centres of scientific research for the advancement of knowledge and of society; they play a decisive role in economic social and cultural development, especially in a time like our own, marked as it is by rapid, constant and far-reaching changes in the fields of science and technology.”

Pope Francis, Veritatis Gaudium, §5, 2018


    ​To exchange and compare views and good practices of universities worldwide in the evolutive context of the academic and the medical research world​. So is the objective of your invitation to our new Annual Forum “New Frontiers for University Leaders: the Future of Health and the University Ecosystem” to be held in Rome, at the Centro Congressi Augustinianum on November 4 and 5.

    His Holiness Pope Francis will also receive us in a private audience to share in our reflexion on the morning of Monday, 4th of November.

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