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Canada’s Former Government Minister and Other Experts Express Their Thoughts on Child Dignity in the Digital World Congress – Perspectives Daily

Noel Ocol

October 4, 2017
Today we’ll continue our highlight coverage of the “Child Dignity in the Digital World” in a moment. First a quick summary of the Pope's message at his weekly general audience. He told the crowd gathered at St.Peter’s square that Christians are called to be witnesses of the resurrection through their way of welcoming, smiling and loving.
Pope Francis has just released his monthly prayer intention video which you may view below. For the month of October, he invites all of us to join him to pray that the rights of workers and that of the unemployed, will be respected and that everyone has access to employment in dignified conditions. Have a Look.
We continue our special coverage of the "Child Dignity in the Digital World" congress, happening now in Rome with exclusive interviews with organizers and participants. With our team on the ground, Fr. Tom shares his thoughts on the Congress thus far.
Now many of you will recognize Peter MacKay, Canada’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs under the Harper government. Peter is in Rome attending the conference and talks to us about why he is there, what he brings & what he hopes to take away from the conference.
One of the Keynote speakers at the conference was another Canadian, Dr. Michael Seto, the Director of The Royal Institute of Mental Health Research Forensic Research Unit, at the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group.  At the conference today, Dr. Seto spoke about child sexual exploitation, but with a focus on the offender.
Many people worked very hard into making this congress a reality, but much credit for its success can be traced back to Fr Hans Zollner, the President of the Centre for Child Protection. Fr.Rosica spoke with him at length about what made him put it all together and why.
Again, the congress continues until this Friday and I'll will bring you more interviews in the days to come. For more information on the speakers and topics, on you can visit their website here.
And that is all that we have time for today. Thanks for joining us.