About Scholas Occurrentes: Scholas is an International Organization of Pontifical Right approved and raised by Pope Francis at the Vatican City on August 13th, 2013.
It connects technology with arts and sports in order to promote social integration and the culture of encounter for peace. It is present in 190 countries through its web made up of over 430.000 schools and educational networks in 5 continents. With headquarters in the Vatican City, Argentine, Spain, Paraguay and Mozambique. Its mission is to achieve the integration of communities, with special focus on the poorer ones, by committing all social actors and incorporating schools and educational networks worldwide to technological, sports and artistic proposals. It works with all kinds of schools, both public and private, and of all religious affiliations.
The interaction between arts, sports and technology is Scholas’ proposal to make possible the culture of encounter. Leading figures and organizations worldwide have already responded to Pope Francis’ call through Scholas to work for an integrated and peaceful world.