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Vatican announces international Congress for Circus and fair workers

.- The seventh International Congress on the Pastoral Care of Circus and Amusement Park Workers organized by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, will take place in Rome from December 12 through 16 will take place.

The meeting, whose theme is "Welcoming Circus and Fair Workers, from diversity to the coexistence of differences," will be attended by hundreds of priests, laypeople, and some bishops.

Some famous international circus artists will perform during the breaks and afternoons and will give testimonies about being Christian in the workplace.

After words of welcome by Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, president of the dicastery, Archbishop Agostino Marchetto, secretary, will present the congress. 

Talks are scheduled by Msgr. Bruno Maggioni, professor of the Faculty of Theology of Southern Italy, Bishop Lino Belotti, president of the Italian Episcopal Commission for Migration, Fr. Dominique Joly, O.F.M. (France), and Fr. Sergio Ferrera Varela (Spain).  On Thursday, December 16, participants in the congress will be received by the Holy Father.


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