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Father Raúl Frega

Country: Argentina

General Director, School for Deacons, St. Mary Immaculate Higher Institute

Father Raúl is a Catholic priest, parish priest in the city of Río Cuarto and General Director of a Higher Institute of Education. For several years he has been an advisor to the Commission for Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue of the Diocese.

He has participated in various lectures and panels at education congresses as well as seminars and reflection days in several cities. He has also organised numerous ecumenical and interreligious prayer meetings. He was trained on, and sought to raise awareness of, issues of human trafficking. He has also worked on the prevention of abuse through the creation of safe environments.

He was the coordinator of the Dialogue Table in Ucacha, Argentina, which drafted the working document on the lines of action for the town and participated in the Forums for Peace organised by the Undersecretary of Education and Worship of the Municipality of Río Cuarto. In addition to this, he has participated as a panellist and commentator in television and radio programmes in the city and the region.

He is interested in the link between science and faith, and has taught training sessions on intercultural dialogue.