Pope Francis received Fabiola Yáñez at the Vatican
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As part of the campaign, the first lady of Argentina presented the Pope with a symbolic medicine box with “infinite milligrams of dialogue”the statement detailed.

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Fabiola Yáñez’s trip

The First Lady traveled to Europe this week next to the president Alberto Fernandezwithin the framework of the tour he made first to France and then to Indonesia, where he participated in the G20 leaders’ summit.

accompanied him on the first leg of the tour in Pariswhere he managed to get the French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron will also join the “anti-bullying” initiative.

After the layover in Paris, Yáñez traveled to Rome where he met Pope Francis and also participated in the World Party for Peace at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, which is held annually for the benefit of the Scholas Occurrentes pontifical movement.with the presence of the Pope and a very special tribute to the memory of Diego Maradona.

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Also at the event were the daughters and sons of Maradona, Dalma, Giannina, Jana, Diego Fernando and Diego Junior, and his grandson Benjamín Agüero, Giannina’s son, who closed the tribute by showing a medal with his grandfather’s face after playing the last minutes of the football match that took place.

It was about the fifth edition of the partyin which figures from the five continents participated, and became framed by the war in Ukrainefor which the Pope called on the world community to be “seeds of peace” in all areas.

In this context, the Pope asked: “Play for dialogue. Play for walking together. Play for the patience of listening to the other. And then it will be a strong peace, and that same strong peace will make you discover your own dignity.”

international commitment

The world director of Scholas, José María del Corral, proposed “A global, digital education without walls to deal with youth pandemics, such as mental health problems and bullying”.

“Dialogue is the way, just as meeting is the way and the mind, the heart and the hands are the three languages ​​with which we must shape this new education that stops and eradicates bullying in our communities,” he added.


Scholas was born in 2013 as a pontifical foundation within the framework of a match played by the men’s soccer teams of Argentina and Italy, during which Francisco gave an “olive tree of peace” to the captains of both teams.

Present in 190 countries, Scholas became this year a “global movement of the faithful” by decree of Pope Francis in recognition of the work with which the institution connects more than half a million schools around the world.

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