Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, the Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, on 22nd of January has opened by the video message the 13th International Symposium held virtually in Trichur (Kerala, India) and organized by the Marymatha Major Seminary. The theme of symposium is “The Synodal way of being the Church: Prospects and Challenges”.
Since 2009, Marymatha Major Seminary has been conducting the Symposia under the guidance of MEPC (Marymatha Encounters of Pastoral Challenges). The Seminary is affiliated to the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Katholieke Universiteit (Leuven, Belgium). In this academic year the 13th International Symposium is held in two ways: on 22nd January Webinar for scholars (National and International) via ZOOM and on 23rd January a Conference practitioners in the seminary itself.
The full video message of the Prefect can be found here: