On the first day of the VI International Congress of Scholas Chairs, academics from around the world and young people from various religions invite to join the chain of prayer for the health of Pope Francis, a chain that will be available 24 hours a day, live, from the official Facebook account of the Scholas Foundation.
From Madrid, at the San Pablo CEU University, where the 6th International Congress of Scholas Chairs and the International Meeting of Scholas Chairs Students began on Monday 5th July, a hundred academics and thirty young students, from various religious confessions, raised a chain of prayer for the health of Pope Francis, hospitalized this past weekend due to health problems in the colon.
The world directors of Scholas, José María del Corral and Enrique Palmeyro, who will arrive to Madrid this Tuesday after overcoming mobility restrictions due to the pandemic from Argentina, sent this message through Alejandro Lamberti, coordinator of the Congress together with Daniel Stigliano: “We invite each one, in his own religion, from his own moral and human conviction, to raise a thought with the Holy Father and his recovery in his heart ”.
This invitation was joined by Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences; Mohammed Kaleem Mizra, President of the Federation of Muslims of Spain, and Rav Moshe Bendaham, Chief Rabbi of Madrid, who participated in the first dialogue of the afternoon, entitled “Interreligious Dialogue and Educational Pact”.
Likewise, the participants in the International Meeting of Young People of Scholas Chairs, from various Madrid universities, as well as from public and private universities in Israel and Italy, invited us to join this prayer chain.
The prayer chain, which the entire Scholas community around the world invites to join, will be available 24 hours a day, live, from the foundation’s official Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/watch/scholasoccurrentes/
«We are many, from different countries, of different religions, of different ages joining a prayer chain to pray for the health of Pope Francis,» says the Scholas live channel.