Chiese locali

19/10/2018
World Youth Hope
Extract from the conference on young people and new technologies in Romanian high schools

We are publishing the talk Marco Busati, who cooperates with our Dicastery and is the  Director of Hope, is  giving in high schools in  Cluj, Blaj, Oradea and Bucarest this month, in ...

13/10/2018
Local Churches

“The result aside, we should also reflect on the fact that an apparent failure can be full of hope”: were the word of the Greek-Catholic Bishop, Claudiu Pop, vicar of the Cardinal of Blaj ...

12/10/2018
Ad limina
On the occasion of their ad limina visit to our Dicastery, the Scottish bishops shared the experience of their particular churches, albeit a minority in their territory, yet without fear of making their voices heard

With 700,000 faithful out of a population of over 5 million, the Catholic Church in Scotland is present nationwide in public debate and on sensitive issues such as the end of life, research on ...

09/10/2018
Romania

The free union "between man and woman" continues to be the foundation of the family. This is what the Catholic Bishops of Romania have stated in a press release issued the day after the ...

05/10/2018
Local Churches

The reality of the local Church presented by the Bishops of England and Wales on the occasion of their visit to our Dicastery, on September 24th, is that of a community facing the challenges of ...

04/10/2018
Towards the Synod
Among the objectives of the meeting that ends tomorrow, more formation and development of a critical spirit

The National Council of the Laity of Brazil (CNLB) is organizing, for its young members, a national meeting that will be held in the Sagrada Família formation center, in São Paulo, with the aim of ...

01/10/2018
Dicastery
Fr. Awi Mello: “We need to train laity for the urgent needs of our time, and for the needs of a Church that looks outwards towards society, the specific environment of the laity”

Three international associations led the concluding panel discussion on day three of the International Symposium: “Promotion and Formation of the Laity: best practices”, organised by the Dicastery for ...

28/09/2018
Dicastery
An intense day of listening and exchanging experiences of the formation of Christifideles throughout the world

Yesterday was an intense day of work at the international meeting on the promotion and formation of lay faithful organized by the Dicastery: the “best practices” of countries in North America and ...

27/09/2018
Dicastery
The international meeting on the promotion and formation of the laity has entered into the heart of the matter

The international meeting on the promotion and formation of the lay faithful began yesterday with the participation at Pope Francis’ General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. This meeting, organized by ...

26/09/2018
Dicastery
“Broadening our understanding of the current conditions of the lay faithful” and “extending our gaze to the ever more secularized corners of society that are easily overlooked when discussing the life of the Church"

This afternoon in Rome, Card. Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, introduced the work and explained the objectives of the international meeting on “Promotion and ...

25/09/2018
Local Churches
From Chile, a meeting in the framework of the diocesan pastoral guidelines of Valdivia

A meeting focused on women’s “leadership” within the ecclesial world is the original initiative taken by the Diocese of Valdivia (Chile), in the framework of the diocesan pastoral guidelines for ...

23/09/2018
Formation
Starting tomorrow, a course is promoted by the Vicariate and Rota Romana the will conclude with Pope Francis

The Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia and the book “Marriage and Family in the Synodal Journey of Pope Francis”, written by Msgr. Pio Vito Pinto, Dean of the Roman Rota, are at the base of the ...

21/09/2018
Ad Limina Visit
On 6 September, the Dicastery’s Secretary, Father Alexandre Awi Mello, and some officials received a small delegation from the Episcopal Conference of Sudan on the occasion of their ad limina visit to Rome

On 6 September, the Dicastery’s Secretary, Father Alexandre Awi Mello, and some officials received a small delegation from the Episcopal Conference of Sudan on the occasion of their ad limina visit to ...

17/09/2018
Humanae Vitae

 “Regulation of Human Fertility in the Light of Humanae Vitae” is the title of the new book prefaced by Cardinal Antonio Cañizares, Archbishop of Valencia, and edited by Justo Aznar, Director of ...

14/09/2018
Youth

Over four hundred young Cubans will participate in the World Youth Day in Panama (22-27 January 2019). For the Cuban Church, this presence is a record. Thus, for the first time, young people will be ...