News from the Dicastery

21/03/2017
WYD 2017
Message of His Holyness Pope Francis for the 32nd World Youth Day

Today, 21 March 2017, the Holy Father’s Message to young people has been published. The Message is in preparation for the 32nd World Youth Day in 2017 which will be celebrated at the diocesan level on ...

10/03/2017
Parigi

A day of formation, organized by the French Episcopal Conference’s National Service for the Evangelization of Youth and Vocations, brought together youth ministry directors of dioceses, movements, ...

21/02/2017
Chile
The Ad Limina visit of the Bishops of Chile

During their Ad Limina visit at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Chile’s Bishops told about how their country is grappling with the advance of a secularist culture. Yet, in this struggle, ...

17/02/2017
Costa Rica
The Ad Limina visit of the Bishops of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, one of the most stable countries in Central America, is experiencing—as the country’s Bishops said during their meeting with Card. Farrell at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life—a ...

16/02/2017
Sport
A program of Radio Maria USA

Radio Maria USA’s program “Faith and Sport” is dedicated to the sports world, with comments and interviews on the latest news on sports events. However, the program also presents discussions on ...

14/02/2017
WYD 2019

The preparations for the World Youth Day in Panama are quickly advancing. This morning, a delegation of the Local Organizing Committee, led by Msgr. Ulloa, was received by Card. Farrell and several ...

31/01/2017
Balkans

The Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Cyril and Methodius, composed of Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Macedonia, describe their community as a Church in the diaspora, in predominantly Orthodox or ...

31/01/2017
Laos and Cambodia

The Churches of Cambodia and Laos speak of martyrdom and resurrection. “When I began my missionary activities—said Msgr. Olivier Schmitthaeusler, Vicar Apostolic of Phnom Penh and President of the ...

17/01/2017
Irlanda

On Monday, 16 January, the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life received the first Ad Limina Visit since its creation. All the Irish Bishops came to the office at San Calisto, to speak about ...

14/01/2017
Women
Marta Rodríguez in Mexico City for a formation course of the Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi

The meaning of femininity and of the body, the integration of the sexual and affective dimension in consecration, and the incarnation of a “prophetic femininity” today. Marta Rodríguez, head of our ...

17/08/2016

On August 15, 2016 the Holy Father has named  His Excellency Msgr. Kevin Farrell, Bishop of Dallas, Prefect of the newly established Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life. H.E. Mgr. Kevin ...