AINACS Convention

The Association of Catholic Schools All Over India (AINACS) held its 51st Convention at the “City Montessori School” in Lucknow. 600 delegates from all over India discussed about the subject “Emerging challenges to catholic education“. These themes included the question of minorities in India and the acceptance of these minorities in Catholic schools. In its[…]


At the invitation of the CSN (Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria), and Father Bernard Asogo, National Secretary of the CSN’s Committee on Catholic Education, the Secretary General attended the 3rd National Catholic Education Summit of Nigeria which was held in Abuja from 15-17 October. More than 600 participants from across the country gathered in the presence[…]

Partnership with “A chance in life”

The Secretary General met in New York with the leaders of the organization “A chance in life” ( This organization is very involved with vulnerable groups of children, especially street children. It can therefore bring a lot of expertise to the OIEC on these issues. “A chance in life” has been invited to speak at[…]

News from the Central African Republic

We received from the Secretary General of the ECAC (Associate Catholic Teaching of Central African Republic), Paul GUINIMANGUIMI, the information that the Central African Government has decided to close 32 confessional institutions in the CAR for various administrative reasons, such as : missing opening authorization, missing renewal of the opening authorization, non-compliance with closure decisions[…]

OIEC World Congress in New York

Every 4 years, the OIEC organizes an international congress for its members. The next congress will be held in New York at Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus) from June 5 to 8, 2019. A steering committee which prepares the event brings together the OIEC Secretary General, the Event Manager of the Congress, representatives of Fordham[…]

NZCEO Convention, Wellington 12-15 June 2018

Every three years, the New Zealand Office for Catholic Education (NZCEO) organizes its convention, which brings together bishops (six dioceses), episcopal delegates for the Catholic schools, school heads, teachers and the employees of the institutions. There are about 60,000 students in Catholic schools in NZ, for a population of 4 million. This gathering is lived[…]

OIEC permanent representation in New York (UN): Experts at a Holy See Event stressed that good parenting is essential for peace

On June 1 2018, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN, together with the Universal Peace Federation, held a conference at UN Headquarters in New York entitled, “The Impact of Good Parenting on Children and Society: The Many Benefits of Nurturing Children’s Integrity in the Home.” The Conference was held to[…]