The event, organized by the International Free University of the Americas, aims to bring together teachers and researchers of diverse disciplines with the purpose of discussing themes related to the defense and promotion of human life.
The World Meeting of Families originated in 1981, following Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Exhortation ‘Familiaris Consortio’ and constitution of the Pontifical Council for the Family. Past meetings have been in Rome, Rio De Janeiro, and Manila and each has drawn crowds exceeding one million.
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In preparation for the 5th World Meeting of Families, which will take place this July in Valencia, Spain, the 12th Congress on Science and Human Life will be held July 1-4 at the Catholic University of Valencia.