Chiese locali

10/04/2019
Lay Sainthood
A child from Brazil and a woman from Italy are on their way to the altar for having dedicated their lives to Jesus despite of the challenges and sufferings that faced them

On April 6, 2019, the Holy Father approved the decrees of two laypersons, a child and a woman: Nelson Santanta from Brazil and Nuccia Tolomeo from Italy. Both gave a strong testimony of faith and ...

07/04/2019
Movements and Associations

Cardinal Kevin Farrell’s message to the 42nd National Convocation of the Renewal in the Holy Spirit is one of encouragement to continue along the path undertaken that has been so  fruitful in ...

22/03/2019
Sport
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, hosted Symposium on the Church & Sport, discussing the document “Giving the best of yourself” and the right for all to have access to sports

On the 7th of March, the Symposium on the Church and Sport, co-sponsored by the Play Like a Champion Educational Series, brought together scholars, American bishops, and Catholic Youth Sport ...

20/03/2019
Local Churches
The Commission for the Lay Apostolate of the Spanish Episcopal Conference is working to increase awareness of the lay faithful on their role as missionaries and witnesses of the Gospel in the Church and in Society.

From 14th to 16th February 2020, The Episcopal Commission for the Lay Apostolate of the Spanish Episcopal Conference will hold a conference called "The Church on mission at the service of our ...

14/03/2019
Local Churches
Argentina, the Bishop of Rafaela’s letter for Lent

“The Family in the Service of Life” is the heading of the pastoral letter that Monsignor Fernández, Bishop of Rafaela, sent to his diocesan community at the beginning of Lent.   The Bishop ...

13/03/2019
Women
The direction of Society and the Church, according to Pope Francis, requires a new alliance between men and women but equally as urgent – for the Church – is to think of herself with “the categories of a woman”

Last week, invited by the Patriarch of Venice,  Marta Rodriguez, an officer of our Dicastery committed to issues regarding women, had  meetings with  seminarians (“Mary’s Lent”), ...

01/03/2019
Latin America
Meeting at the Dicastery with leaders involved in the Church and in politics in Latin America

Last Thursday our Secretary, Father Alexandre Awi Mello, met with a large group of participants in a postgraduate course organised by the Academia de Líderes Católicos in cooperation with the ...

05/02/2019
Local Churches
The family is the good earth on which to sow and to allow compassion to grow

“Don’t judge if you don’t want to be judged... in the family”. This is the theme of the educational meetings for families organised by the Vicariate of Gela in the Diocese of Piazza Armerina, held ...

01/02/2019
Family and life
In March: the III Binational Pro-family Pro-Life Congress in Mexico and the United States

The Binational Pro-family and Pro-Life Congress organised in Mexico and the United States, a well proven experience already held on two other occasions, is now approaching its third edition. Organised ...

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 ...

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 ...

05/12/2018
Mauritius
The themes which emerged from the Fourth Congress of the “Africa Family Life Federation”

Humanae Vitae indissolubly combines two concepts: reinforcing spousal communion and the constant openness to life.  Amoris Laetitia further develops this connection throughout the various stages ...

04/12/2018
Ad Limina Visit

The greater part of the pastoral care efforts put into place by the bishops of the Episcopal Conference of the Indian Ocean Islands, that group together the Seychelles, La Réunion, Mauritius, ...

02/12/2018
Local Churches

The official announcement reached us from the Episcopal Conference a few days ago: 2019 will be the Year of Youth in The Philippines and the bishops have described this initiative as part of the ...

29/11/2018
Local Churches

What is the mission of older people in the Church?  Starting from this question – which took form in the reality of about 40 countries in which it is present –  Life Ascending International ...