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Isabel Capeloa Gil, IFCU President and Rector of the Catholic University of Portugal welcomed Pope Francis on August 3rd

World Youth Days - Catholic University of Portugal

Our President welcomed Pope Francis to the campus of the Catholic University of Portugal, of which she is Rector.

Pope Francis reminded young people on Thursday of the "dramatic urgency" of global warming, calling for an "integral ecology" on the second day of his visit to Lisbon for World Youth Day (WYD).

You can find President Gil’s speech "The university as a project of hope" below in English, as well as the Pope’s address to the young university students in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

President Isabel Capeloa Gil Speech

Pope Francis Discourse:

Discours en Français:

English Discourse:

Spanish Discourse:

Portuguese Discourse: