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Don Bosco VC addresses Vatican Education Congress

Guwahati:  Vice-Chancellor, Assam Don Bosco University, Dr Stephen Mavely  from northeast India university was the only Indian to present a paper at the Vatican organized World Congress on Education Today (Universities session) on  November 19.
Mavely the VC of Assam Don Bosco University presented the paper on “Educating Today and Tomorrow: Renewing A Passion” at the evening session held for Catholic Universities at Centro Mariapoli, Castelgandolfo outside Rome.
The congress started in Rome on November 18 and concluded on November 21.
Another Vice-Chancellor, Dr Thomas Chathamparampil CMI of Christ University Bangalore presented a paper on the same topic for the parallel session held for Catholic Schools during the Congress.
According to the Secretary of the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education Archbishop A. Vincenzo Zani the goal of the Congress is “to re-energize the Church’s commitment to education.”
With this Congress, the Congregation for Catholic Education is celebrating 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration Gravissimum Educationis (Declaration on Christian Education – 1965) and 25th anniversary of the Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae (Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Higher Education).

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