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Literacy is central to development, Pope says

September 08, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: In a message for the UN’s International Literacy Day, Pope Francis focused on the role of literacy in both personal and societal development.

In his message to Audrey Azoulay, the director-general of UNESCO, the Pope wrote:

Education in literacy has a basic and central role in the development of each person, in their harmonious integration into the community and in their active and effective participation in the advancement of society.

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