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Pope Francis
Dicastery
Local Churches
31/07/2020
Family
The video message of Undersecretary Gambino in preparation for “the Economy of Francis”

The nuclear family, with the stability and security it affords its members, must be supported by the State, insofar as the nuclear family as an institution is the foundation of society. That is, it provides the foundation condition for every other possibility for the social dimension of the ...

27/07/2020
#sendyourhug
Launch of the campaign “The elderly are your grandparents” Use the inventiveness of love: make phone or video calls, listen to them!

It is possible to reduce the isolation felt by elderly people while also strictly observing health guidelines for Covid-19. The pandemic has hit the elderly particularly hard and it has disconnected the already weak links between generations. However, respecting social distancing rules does not mean ...

27/07/2020
#sendyourhug
Launch of the campaign “The elderly are your grandparents” Use the inventiveness of love: make phone or video calls, listen to them!

It is possible to reduce the isolation felt by elderly people while also strictly observing health guidelines for Covid-19. The pandemic has hit the elderly particularly hard and it has disconnected the already weak links between generations. However, respecting social distancing rules does not mean ...

02/07/2020
Pope Francis
The video message with the Holy Father’s prayer intentions for July is shared through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network

While the pandemic continues to be a scourge on many parts of the world, the Holy Father has not forgotten families, recalling how they are “the foundation of society, […] the most suitable structure for ensuring the necessary integral good for the ongoing development of the human person.” In the ...

27/07/2020
#sendyourhug
Launch of the campaign “The elderly are your grandparents” Use the inventiveness of love: make phone or video calls, listen to them!

It is possible to reduce the isolation felt by elderly people while also strictly observing health guidelines for Covid-19. The pandemic has hit the elderly particularly hard and it has disconnected the already weak links between generations. However, respecting social distancing rules does not mean ...

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 ...

07/07/2020
Family

Reviewing the methodologies and content of programs for the premarital formation of young people, accompaniment within marriage, making spouses the protagonists in the pastoral care of families, supporting parents in the education of their children; and furthermore, making room for a commitment to ...

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 ...