The Dicastery intends to support and coordinate initiatives for the protection of human life from conception until natural death; to promote and encourage organisations and associations who assist women and families in welcoming and treasuring the gift of life, particularly in cases of difficult pregnancy, and in avoiding abortion; and to support programmes and initiatives that help women who have had an abortion. The Dicastery also has the task, in conformity with Catholic moral teaching and Church Magisterium, of studying the principal problems of biomedicine and law connected to human life, and the ideologies touching upon human life and the reality of human nature, as well as promoting training on these themes.




Persons with Disabilities
With the story of the meeting with the Pope, the #TheChurchIsOurHome series on disability and the Synod concludes

  The video being released today concludes the #TheChurchIsOurHome series and recounts the delivery of the summary of the Special Synodal Listening Session, dedicated to persons with ...

Persons with disabilities
“Rise up and walk!” is how the second video in the series on people with disabilities and the Synod is entitled

  During his audience on December 12, Pope Francis said: "because we usually associate with disability the idea of need, assistance and at times – thank God, less and less – a certain ...

Persons with disabilities
The second meeting of the Dicastery with the Bishops' Conferences leaders for the pastoral care of people with disabilities took place. The introductory speech by Undersecretary Gabriella Gambino

  The first video of the series #TheChurchIsOur-Home, dedicated to the theme of the participation of persons with disabilities in the life of the Church, was published on the social channels of ...