Rubio e Trancanelli
Pope Francis presents two figures of ordinary holiness to the faithful

  Pope Francis’ solicitude for the family, the attention he has given to it since the beginning of his ministry and with which he continues to surround it, is also conveyed through the processes ...


In Bari, the educational project for the affectivity of the young, sponsored by the Forum of Families in collaboration with the Italian Union of Catholic Teachers, has been launched Five stages, ...

Papa Francesco

“Why did you become Pope?”, “What was the most difficult moment of your life?”, “How does it feel to be the representative of the Catholic Church?” These are some of the questions that the children of ...

John Paul II Institute

You have until 5 March to register for the special cycle of the Master’s Degree in Sciences of Marriage and the Family, offered by the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and ...

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, ...

Vietnam: Bishops launch the Year of the Family against divorce and marriage crisis

From the website of AsiaNews: “In 2016, there were over 60,000 divorce cases across the country. The causes of separation are family lifestyle, followed by adultery and violence. The crisis affects ...

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 ...

A new reprint by LEV of John Paul II’s Catecheses on Love is in the bookstores

 The Catecheses on human love pronounced by John Paul II over thirty years ago have been reprinted by LEV in a book edited by Gilfredo Marengo: “The two phrases that form the title of the new ...


Sport represents the “joy of moving … of being together,” the “joy for life and the gifts that the Creator bestows on us each day.” However, it also helps to spread a “culture of encounter and ...

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 ...

Post-synodal formation sessions are proposed for 2017 by the John Paul II Institute

The formation courses offered by the John Paul II Institute, which began last year, are continuing with the theme “After the Synod: The roads of family ministry.” These days, a course is being held on ...

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 ...

On 28 April, the IV Sacramental Theology Colloquium will be held at the John Paul II Institute on “The conjugal bond and sacramental character”

“The conjugal bond and sacramental character: A new corporeality” is the theme of the IV Sacramental Theology Colloquium, which will be hosted by the Pontifical John Paul II Institute on 28 April. ...

The 2017 World Family Map: “Children are more serene within marriage”

  Marriage is one of the most stable relational forms of coexistence. This is proven by the “2017 World Family Map,” presented on 16 February, at Roma Tre University, during the conference on ...

“Retrouvaille”—Divorce is not a solution in Italy either

  Healing wounds to prevent divorce is the objective of “Retrouvaille,” an association whose name explains its mission: reuniting, and not just a simple therapy for the couple, after which they ...