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17/01/2019
Young People
Video interview with the Secretary of the Dicastery on the eve of the Panama gathering. Expectations and interrelationship with the Synod on Young People and the next international Forum in June

Just before leaving for Panama, Father Alexandre Awi Mello  answers some questions on the encounter of the young people attending the WYD with the people and the Church of Central America.  A “live” event with many others who following it through the media.  Other questions on the ...

15/01/2019
Engaged and Married Couples
The Friars Minor of Umbria and the “Great Mystery” Project: a meeting of pastoral care operators for engaged couples and a course in Nuptial Theology

Two events for a whole week in the home of Saint Francis. First, the 6th meeting for the critical review of marriage preparation courses for couples involving the “Great Mystery” project and the Friars Minor of Umbria; three intensive days (1-3 February) to help family pastoral care operators ...

09/01/2019
Young People
On the eve of the World Youth Day in Panama (22-27 January) preparations for those travelling and initiatives for those remaining

Fifteen bishops and 900 young people; this is the Italian group attending the Panama meeting that will end with the visit of Pope Francis. However, already on January 16th, five hundred young people will be at Chitré for events in the local dioceses (concerts, parties, prayers). A theme for each ...

16/12/2018
Our Secretary, Father Awi spoke to TV 2000 about the volume “She is My Mother” born from the dialogue with Pope Francis

From the first moments in Lujàn, in the Marian sanctuaries, with the people, to the encounters that untangle the knots, in Aparecida,  to the encounters in the form of prayer:  it is the  Pope’s relationship with the Madonna, the silver thread of “She is my mother – encounters with ...

17/01/2019
Young People
Video interview with the Secretary of the Dicastery on the eve of the Panama gathering. Expectations and interrelationship with the Synod on Young People and the next international Forum in June

Just before leaving for Panama, Father Alexandre Awi Mello  answers some questions on the encounter of the young people attending the WYD with the people and the Church of Central America.  A “live” event with many others who following it through the media.  Other questions on the ...

10/01/2019
Youth
After the Synod of Bishops and the forthcoming World Youth Day in Panama, the Dicastery for Laity Family and Life has announced that an International Youth Forum is to be convened next June on the reception and continuation of the Synodal journey

On the eve of the World Youth Day (Panama, 22-27 January 2019), the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has announced an initiative related to the impact of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment. In addition to the preparatory phase (articles 5-10) and ...

18/12/2018
Local Churches

The national pilgrimage of young Brazilians to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida will take place on 27 April on the theme “Mary, passion for life and for the Lord of life” and will gather together young people for moments of spirituality, formation and socialization. The Brasilian Episcopal ...

10/12/2018
Young People
The proposals of the French dioceses for all those who cannot be at the WYD in January

It’s a long way away. For many, the journey is too expensive. And for students January is a time of school exams. For these reasons, with the intention of allowing young French people to live the emotion of the World Youth Day even if they are a long way from Panama, France is proposing numerous ...