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29/05/2020
Life
The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online

The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website and on the website of the Vatican publisher, Libreria editrice vaticana. This volume came to be one year ...

25/05/2020
Church and Sport
The Legacy of St. John Paul II to the World of Sport

This past May 18th, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II. With his vivid image in mind, we would like to recall the role he played in promoting sport within the life of the Church. Who, if not him, known for his love for sport, could rediscover the unique potential of ...

29/05/2020
Life
The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online

The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website and on the website of the Vatican publisher, Libreria editrice vaticana. This volume came to be one year ...

19/05/2020
Youth

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of St John Paul II, Pope Francis sent a video message to the young people of Poland. In this message, he also mentioned the 2016 WYD which took place in Krakow, Poland. The Pope spoke words of encouragement that could be addressed to youth ...

29/05/2020
Life
The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online

The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website and on the website of the Vatican publisher, Libreria editrice vaticana. This volume came to be one year ...

21/04/2020
Dicastery

Taking heed of the concerns of families and young people to adjust these events according to changed logistical circumstances and requirements, wanting to promote better organizational and pastoral preparation, taking into account the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic is having and ...

01/04/2020
Coronavirus

We are sharing the following prayer of Fr. Francesco Dell'Orco, pastoral assistant at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, which was inspired by our message of 6 March 2020 to the lay faithful and families.     Prayer for the lay faithful and families ...

25/02/2020
Church and sport
Focusing on methods for involving pastors, religious, and the laity in evangelization through sports

A few days ago the National Pastoral Office of Leisure, Tourism, and Sport of the Italian Episcopal Conference held its annual meeting on sports, which was attended by Santiago Pérez de Camino, the head of the Church and Sport office of our Dicastery. The meeting, on the theme of “An educational ...