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PAX ROMANA

International movement of Catholic students, founded in Switzerland in 1921. Its purpose is to instill in its members an awareness of their responsibility to exert a Christian influence on their university environment, to seek Christian solutions to contemporary world problems, and in general to prepare themselves for bringing Christ and his message to all whose lives they will later on affect. These goals are achieved through national and international seminars and through meetings with other student organizations. another group, Pax Romana--International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs, unites Catholic university graduates to help them meet their responsibilities to the Church and to civil society. Pax Romana has a consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and has permanent delegates at the United Nations in New York and Geneva and with UNESCO.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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