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Pope Francis meets Bono at the launch of the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, May 19, 2022.

Pope Francis joined by Bono for launch of international educational movement

May 19, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope inaugurated the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement. Read more

Pope Francis meets young people of the Scholas Community at Rome’s Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae, Nov. 25, 2021

Pope Francis attends student play on how the pandemic has affected young people

Nov 26, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope watched a show called ‘The faces of the pandemic.’ Read more

Pope Francis meets with Scholas Ocurrentes in 2016.

Charity is fundamental to politics, Pope Francis tells youth

May 20, 2021

Charity is a necessary part of politics, Pope Francis told youth from around the world on Thursday. Read more

Alejandro Prosdocimi, of the Argentine daily Clarin, converses with Pope Francis about the book "With Francis by my Side", of Scholas Occurrentes. Credit: Vatican Media.

Does a pontifical foundation use Pope Francis to spread gender ideology?

Feb 5, 2021

The Scholas Occurrentes Pontifical Foundation, which states that its goal is to create a new vision for the education of... Read more

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Financial and operational questions surround Scholas Occurentes pontifical foundation

Oct 24, 2020

The Pontifical Foundation Scholas Occurentes, which is charged with promoting education in underserved and poor communities, has received millions in... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the performer and organizers of the Christmas Concert in the Vatican's Clementine Hall, Dec. 14, 2018.

Vatican Christmas concert will support refugees in Iraq, Uganda

Dec 14, 2018

By Courtney Mares

This Christmas it is particularly important to support refugees and migrants, Pope Francis said Friday, ahead of the Vatican Christmas... Read more