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Rome, May 10 : XXI Plenary UISG (International Union of Superiors General) meeting was held in Rome from 6-10 May 2019.
820 partipants from 80 countries were present. Of these 32 participants were from India and there was an equal number of Indians based abroad.
Sr Rose Celine BS and Sr Susheela UFS from Mangalore attended the meeting.
The participants reflected upon the theme: 'Sowers of Prophetic Hope',
At the end of the Conference the members committed themselves to protect the environment, minors and vulnerable adults, address the issue of migrants, work for anti-human trafficking, build intercultural communities and promote interreligious dialogue depending upon country's priority.
On 10th May, H.E.Cardinal Aviz celebrated the eucharist at St Peter's Basilica.
Pope Francis inaugurated the campaign 'Talitha Kum' , an international network of consecrated life for anti-human trafficking on its decennial celebration. He applauded the humanitarian work of women religious and addressed issues raised by the Religious heads while the President of UISG Sr Carmen Sammut shared the dais.