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Pastoral work in colleges

Lutheran Church works also in vocational schools, polytechnics and universities. There are about 65 full-time priests, diaconia workers, youth workers and musicians, who support the well-being of both the staff and students. The aims of Church´s pastoral work in colleges are to “further human dignity and love for one’s neighbour, strengthen the integrated well-being of a person and to deliberate upon religious and spiritual questions”. It is built upon the dialogue and trust between Church and the educational institution and its key element is to support both groups and individuals in different situations and in different conditions of life. Nowadays questions concerning multiculturalism and religiosity are becoming more and more central to the work of priests in colleges.

D 3 July 2017    ATommi Heino

CNRS Unistra Dres Gsrl

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