News from the Dicastery

14/12/2018
#Panama2019
The Dicastery hosted a press conference yesterday in the presence of the Secretary, Father Awi

Another four language versions (Italian, English, French and Portuguese) of  “Follow JC Go!”, the App for mobile phones, were presented yesterday,  – available only in Spanish up to now – ...

13/12/2018
Communication

The WYD in Panama, Pope Francis’s video message and his travel programme, the Dicastery activities – from strategic planning to the commitments of the Church Superiors in Italy and the world –, the ...

12/12/2018
Dicastery
The Secretary, Awi Mello interviewed by “Vida e Família”, the CNBB magazine

The World Meeting of Families last Summer in Dublin and the great but compelling challenges to be faced in the light of Amoris Laetitia, but above all the new, imminent World Youth Day in Panama. The ...

06/12/2018
Dicastery
Interview with our new officer, Leonardo Nepi, an expert in law and bioethics

The Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has welcomed a new member to its team.  This is Leonardo Nepi, 38 years old, from Arezzo, married and the father of a three-year old daughter. Can you ...

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, ...

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 ...

26/11/2018
GMG
Press conference on 13th December at the Dicastery: a theme park to be set up in Panama

On 13 December at 10.30 a.m., our Dicastery will be hosting the official presentation of the new JC GO languages, the APP, developed by the  Fundaciòn Ramòn Pané modelled after Pokémon Go, a ...

24/11/2018
Ad limina
Bishops from Romania and Moldavia visit the Dicastery

A small  community that has virtually had to start afresh but today it is growing and is very active in pastoral care, the social field and promoting Cristian values in a society divided between ...

21/11/2018
Dicastery Activities
Values, Processes and Mission for Strategic Planning in a Synodal Context

“We are really trying to become a Synodal Church as Pope Francis has requested. We are going through the experience of looking together at the service we are providing the Church by means of our ...

19/11/2018
Ad limina
The Croatian Bishops Visit to the Dicastery

Since the end of the war with Yugoslavia in 1995, the Croatian Church has gradually succeeded in getting back on its feet and today counts 4 Archdioceses, including one directly responsible to the ...

11/11/2018
From Humanae Vitae to Amoris Laetitia
Prefect Farrell’s message to the congress organized by Africa Family Life Foundation

“Our perspective must be that of Christ and his loving concern for each of us, our language that of the Holy spirit , driving us towards others not with words but with simplicity and reference to ...

07/11/2018
CHARIS
The report of Monsignor Delgado, the Prefect’s delegate at the General Conference on Catholic Fraternity

A few days ago, Monsignor Miguel Delgado Galindo,  the delegate of the Dicastery Prefect, attended the General Conference on Catholic Fraternity (Southern European area),  that took place in ...

02/11/2018
Dicastery

A section exclusively for contributions from associations and movements where you can read and reread experiences, reflections and reports presented on the occasion of the get-togethers promoted by ...

31/10/2018
Dicastery
A new, single, international service for Catholic Charismatic Renewal

1.      The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, wishes to announce that on December 8th 2018 the Holy See will erect a body providing a new, single, international service ...

26/10/2018
Communication
The new edition of “Good News”, the Dicastery “TV News” is online

The new members and counselors of the Dicastery; the next World Meeting of Families to take place in Rome in 2021;  the Bishops’ ad limina visits; details of the international meeting organised ...