In an event to promote the Scholas Occurrentes foundation, some Hollywood actors-Richard Gere, George Clooney and Salma Hayek conferred with the Olive Medal of Peace by Pope Francis.
As per the Hollywood reporters reported that- the A listers have agreed to work as ambassadors for the foundation's arts projects.
Scholas Occurrentes, is a foundation that links 400,000 schools and educational networks from diverse cultures and religions in 82 countries.
Clooney at the event said that, "It was a wonderful experience and it's a wonderful program that Scholas Occurrences runs, causing so many different religions to speak of inclusion, because we know that hatred and fundamentalist attitudes are learned and indoctrinated."
An organizer of the event Lorena Bianchetti said, “Important values can be transmitted by celebrities”.