Dicastery events

Pastors and Lay Faithful Called to Walk Together

International Conference for Bishops and Referents of Episcopal Commissions for the Laity (New Synod Hall, 16-18 February 2023)


Sport for all. Cohesive, Accessible and Tailored to each person

On September 29 and 30, 2022, an International Summit on Sport was held at the Vatican in response to Pope Francis' call on the social, educational and spiritual importance of sport.

The International Summit "Sport for All: Cohesive, Accessible and Tailored to each Person" was held, promoted by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, in collaboration with the Dicastery for Culture and Education and the John Paul II Foundation for Sport. Read all >


Second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

On Sunday, July 24, 2022, the Second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated throughout the universal Church.

The theme chosen by the Holy Father for the occasion is "In old age they will still bear fruit" (Psalm 92:15) Read all >


Working Conditions in the Associations. A Service in Justice and Charity

The meeting is part of the path of accompaniment and dialogue maintained with the various international associations recognized or established by the Dicastery, is a customary time of listening and sharing, as well as of formation


Authority and Responsibilities of Governance in Lay Aggregations

To reflect on the theme “The responsibility of governance in lay aggregations. An ecclesial service”


From Panama to Lisbon

Called to missionary synodality

18 - 22 november 2020 Read all >


Webinar: Sport, rethinking the future

Living sports after pandemic

1 - 8 - 15 - 22 October 2020 Read all >


The richness of many years of life

1st International Conference on the Pastoral Care of the Elderly

29-31 January, 2020 Read all >


Youth Forum 2019

Youth in Action in a Synodal Chuch

19-22 June, 2019 Read all >


Annual Meeting with Associations and Movements

Dicastery's annual meeting with leaders and representatives of ecclesial associations and movements

13th June, 2019 Read all >


Yes to Life!

Caring for the precious gift of life in its frailness

23-25 May, 2019 Read all >