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Loyola University Chicago Building Bridges North-South
A Synodal Encounter between Pope Francis and University Students
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Pope Francis

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Hosted by Loyola University Chicago, in partnership with the Holy See.

February 24, 2022  •  12pm USA CST (6:00pm UTC)

Building Bridges North-South

A Synodal Encounter between Pope Francis and University Students

This historic encounter between the Pope and university students from North, Central, and South America will address salient challenges of our times. The Pope will dialogue with these university students who will share concrete educational projects that seek to justly transform environmental and economic realities.

En Español  •  In English  •  Em Português
Dear brothers and sisters, may this Synod be a true season of the Spirit! For we need the Spirit, the ever-new breath of God, who sets us free from every form of self-absorption, revives what is moribund, loosens shackles, and spreads joy. Pope Francis (October 9, 2021)
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Loyola students share their excitement to be a part of such a meaningful and historic conversation with Pope Francis.

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The Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage

Celebrating 15 years of interdisciplinary initiatives and programs that research, connect, and communicate the Catholic intellectual tradition under the light of faith, reason, and justice.

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Facilitating the integrated ministerial development of diverse and dynamic leaders for creative, compassionate, and courageous service to church and society.

Department of Theology

Seeking to understand the Christian tradition in a world home to many faiths, itself in need of healing, where recurring patterns of injustice summon us to renewed engagement and scientific advances pose new challenges for human self-understanding.