The conference opened 12th of may in the morning at St John Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta. His Em Cardinal MAURO PIACENZA President of ACN International concelebrated high mass with the visiting Church dignitaries and the Maltese Archbishop Mgr Paul Cremona, the Auxiliary Bishop Mgr Charles Scicluna, HB the Patriarch of Syria Gregorios III and other dignitaries. Present for the mass was the President of Malta, HE Marielouise Coleiro and HE President Emeritus Eddie Fenech Adami as well as a number of parish priests, Baron J Heereman, ACN Executive President and others.