.- A Catholic Action conference next month in Madrid will consider the future of Europe and of Christianity on the “old continent.”
The 4th Europe-Mediterranean Meeting of the Catholic Action International Forum will be held March 1-4. The theme is “Where is Europe Heading? Christians, value and hope for the future.”
The aim of the forum — in keeping with the guidelines offered in the apostolic exhortation Ecclesia in Europe — is to identify what needs to be done in view of the evangelization in Europe at the beginning of the third Christian millennium, highlighting Christian values as a constitutive and constituent part of European culture for a more human future, reported Fides.
The purpose of the meeting is to:
Participants will come from western and eastern Europe. The work of discussion, reflection and prayer will lead to the drafting of a final document.
The meeting will include a pilgrimage to Avila at the school of Saint Teresa, great mystic, founder, reformer and pilgrim.