From 7th to 9th of July, in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, the II Meeting of popular movements wil take place, with the collaboration of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the Bolivialn government.
More than 1500 delegates from different Latin American popular movements and delegations from other continents, along with a significant number of bishops and pastoral workers are expected to take part in this second edition of the Meeting. On July, 9th, the Holy Father, pope Francis will join the meeting and will address a message to participants.
This meeting wants to promote mutual understanding and collaboration of grassroots organizations and the local churches of the countries of the Americas. Encouraging the presence of people and organizations from varied perspectives, origins and mentalities, we are called to promote a real culture of dialogue, which encounter can do. In the coming together of peoples, individuality is maintained despite all differences (cf. Evangelii Gaudium n. 236).
The press conference to present the World Meeting of Popular Movements 2015 will take place at 11 am on 6 July in Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Bolivia.
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