News from the Dicastery

05/07/2019
"Ad limina" visit

Discussing the Church’s situation today in Australia, the Bishops from that area, on an “ad limina” visit at the Dicastery yesterday, identified creeping secularization as one of the main causes of ...

02/07/2019
"Christus vivit"
Fr. Alexandre Awi speaks about youth ministry in a vocational key at the VI National Congress for Vocational Pastoral Ministry in Bogota, Colombia

For the sixth consecutive year, the Colombian Episcopal Conference has organized in Bogota, Colombia, the National Congress of Vocational Pastoral Ministry. The Congress entitled "Youth, Faith ...

27/06/2019
WMOF Rome 2021
The organization of the event to take place in Rome from 23rd to 27th June in two years’ time is off to a start

Among the most difficult tasks in organizing the X edition of the World Meeting of Families in 2021, will indubitably be the reception of the many families, who will be attending not only the high ...

24/06/2019
Movements and associations

In order to fulfil its task of accompanying the life and development of the aggregations of lay faithful, the Dicastery also met with the moderators and leaders of the most widespread international ...

22/06/2019
#YouthForum19

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM Clementine Hall Saturday, 22 June 2019 Dear young friends, I am very happy to meet you at the conclusion of ...

22/06/2019
WYD
Press release from the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

These are the themes chosen by Pope Francis for the three-year World Youth Day itinerary that will culminate with the international event scheduled for 2022 in Lisbon: 35th World Youth Day, 2020 ...

21/06/2019
#YouthForum19
A Church going forth, towards a synodal, people-oriented and missionary youth care pastoral

The emotion in Father Alexandre Awi Mello’s voice was noticeable as he closed the works of the XI International Youth Forum dedicated to the Synod and the Apostolic Exhortation Christus vivit. “Your ...

20/06/2019
#YouthForum19
The Ripe Fruit of the Youth Synod

A message for all young people in the world, inspired "by the wealth of reflections and conversations that emerged from last year’s Synod”, that refers to all young people without distinction, ...

19/06/2019
#YouthForum19
The first day of works at the XI International Youth Forum

“During the Synod we shared, we toiled together, we worked together, we rejoiced together to be a Church together”: with these words His Eminence, Cardinal. Lorenzo Baldisseri took the young people ...

18/06/2019
Ad limina visit

The Catholic Church, with its 8 million lay faithful, represents a very minor reality in Indonesia where 87% of the population is Muslim, making it the largest Islamic country in the world. However, ...

18/06/2019
#YouthForum19
Youth in action in a Synodal Church

   

17/06/2019
#YouthForum19

More than 250 young people from more than 110 countries will participate in the XI International Youth Forum titled “Youth in action in a synodal Church”. The meeting, organized by the Dicastery for ...

15/06/2019
Ad limina visit

The opening note of the Bishops from Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe on an ad limina visit about the reorganization of the structures of their Episcopal Conference took account of the care with which ...

08/06/2019
Charis
Meeting of Pope Francis with leaders of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

    ADDRESS OF POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF LEADERS OF THE  CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL INTERNATIONAL SERVICE - CHARIS   Paul VI Audience ...

07/06/2019
CHARIS
The heads of the Dicastery at the inaugural event for the new body at the service of the current o grace of Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Yesterday, Cardinal Kevin Farrell gave a strong encouragement to welcome the novelty of Charis with joy. He was addressing the 1st Conference organized by the new Single International Service for ...