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Pope Francis: Cooperate in the education of future generations

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Pope Francis has observed that the “educational compact” between families, schools, nations and the world, culture and cultures, is in “crisis”, and indeed in a state of breakdown.

That breakdown he said, is “serious”, and it can only be “fixed” through a renewed universal effort of generosity, the Holy See said in his address to participants, mostly academic leaders from some of the most respected universities of the world at the Seminar on Education: The Global Compact, Friday, February 7.

This breakdown in the educational compact means that society, the family and the different institutions called to educate, have all delegated the decisive task of education to others. In this way, the various basic institutions and the states themselves have evaded their responsibilities and faltered in this educational compact, he said.

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