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Montevideo, Uruguay -- Challenges to the Family

Within the series Uruguayan Thought Today, on Wednesday August 19 a day of reflection was held at Montevideo University on “Family Environment and Social Development.” University researchers, representatives from the national government and public
policy makers discussed ways that active family participation can benefit Uruguayan society. One of the sessions, entitled “Protecting the Family in Vulnerable Contexts,” brought together lawyers, journalists and social experts. Bishop Jaime Fuentes, president of the Family and Life Commission of the Bishops Conference, along with representatives from the Jewish community spoke about the mission of parents in educating their children, the importance of the mother’s role in the family, and models for making professional and family life compatible.

Romana, No. 61, July-December 2015, pag. 333-334.