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Expo Milano 2015, inaugurated the pavilion of the Holy See

May 5, 2015 Milan

Pope Francis for Holy SeeLast May 1, 2015 it was inaugurated the pavilion of the Holy See at Expo Milano 2015.

Focus of attention an interactive table to remind us that God has prepared a feast for everyone. Pope Francis have spoken during the opening ceremony of Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy. The video message was broadcasted on the giant screen of the big open air theatre in the great exhibition¹s site. The Pope hope that Expo becomes an opportunity to globalize solidarity and to not forget the faces of millions of people that today are hungry and that today will not eat in a way worthy of a human being. “I wish that every person that will visit the Expo in Milan, through the amazingness of those pavilion, could feel the presence of those faces ­he continued ­an hidden presence but that in every reality must to be the true star of the event: will the faces of the men and women who are hungry and who become sick or even die due to poverty and bad nutrition”.

In the afternoon it was inaugurated the pavilion of the Holy See. Promoted, realized and managed in collaboration with the Pontifical Council for Culture (representative of the Holy See), the Italian Episcopal Conference and the Diocese of Milan, with the contribution of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum.

Triumph Group International as Communication Strategic Partner has followed and supported the event. That were attended by the president of the Pontifical Council for Culture and General Commissioner of the Holy See for Expo 2015 Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, Deputy Commissioner of the Pavilion of the Holy See and member of the Pontifical Council for Culture Monsignor Pasquale Iacobone, Episcopal Vicar of the Diocese of Milan for Culture, Charity and Social Action Monsignor Luca Bressan and the Deputy Commissioner of the Pavilion of the Holy See and deputy director of Caritas Ambrosiana Luciano Gualzetti.

The hope of the Pope is that this experience will allow entrepreneurs, retailers, intellectuals to feel involved in a great solidarity project: feeding the planet while respecting every man and woman who lives there and respecting the environment. An important issue and a real challenge for the future.

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