While in the some parts of the world schools and universities have resumed their activity, and in others they are coming to an end, this Dicastery of the Holy See, with this circular letter, expresses its closeness and encouragement to the families, teachers and managers, administrative staff and, above all, to students.

Education provides us with an extraordinary opportunity to revitalize the social and cultural life of all societies, and is the best investment to build our future, while educating younger generations.

The Congregation for Education has published the following document in response to challenges posed by COVID-19.