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30/06/2022
The Pope Video
The Pope Video for July concludes the triptych on Youth, Family and Elderly

  The Pope Video for July has just been released with the prayer intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. This month, the ...

25/06/2022
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The "Jubilee of Families," in 2025 in Rome and the 11th World Meeting of Families in 2028 are the next upcoming events for families throughout the world, announced the Prefect of our Dicastery

The main celebrations of the 10th World Meeting of Families concluded with Mass in St. Peter's Square on the evening of Saturday, June 25. In his homily, the Pope encouraged families to carry on the ...

25/06/2022
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The final day of the Pastoral Theological Congress marked with the presentation of the book "Holiness in Families around the World"

  The third and final day of the Pastoral Theological Congress of the 10th World Meeting of Families began with a Eucharistic adoration intended to offer the couples present an opportunity to ...

25/06/2022
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A practical and profound journey to know the great mystery of marriage

  In the Year for the Family “Amoris Laetitia”, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has prepared this booklet on “Holiness in Families around the World” with the purpose of providing family ...

24/06/2022
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On the third day, Gabriella Gambino and Giovanni Nuzzi gave a lecture on Catechumenal Itineraries for married life

  The second day of the Theological Pastoral Congress was dedicated to the in-depth study of the matrimonial vocation. After the morning Mass presided over by Card. De Donatis, Vicar of His ...

23/06/2022
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The welcoming speech of Card. Farrell and the first day of the Theological-Pastoral Congress

  With the celebration of the opening Mass in St. Peter's Basilica - presided by Card. Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life - began the second day of the 10th ...

21/06/2022
WMOF 2022
In support of the catechesis "Excuse me, Thank You, Sorry", of WMOF 2022, the short film produced by the Diocese of Rome

  Sara and Gianluca have been married for ten years and live in Villaggio Breda, eastern suburbs of Rome. They are parents of two little girls, they work, but most of all they work hard in the ...

17/06/2022
Jp2 Institute
The initiative is part of the programme of events promoted by the Jp2 Institute for the World Meeting of Families

  Sindoni is the name of contemporary art exhibition organized by the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute and the Sidival Fila Foundation in collaboration with the Diocese of Rome and ...

15/06/2022
Amoris Laetitia Family Year
The document has been published, “Catechumenal itineraries for married life. Pastoral guidelines for particular Churches"

  The document is an initiative of the "Amoris Laetitia Family Year" and responds to the Holy Father's desire to offer new paths for preparation for the sacrament of marriage. "The ...

14/06/2022
Sport
On September 29 and 30, 2022, an International Summit on Sport will be held at the Vatican in response to Pope Francis' call on the social, educational and spiritual importance of sport.

  On September 29 and 30, 2022, in the New Synod Hall at the Vatican, the International Summit "Sport for All: Cohesive, Accessible and Tailored to each Person" will be held, promoted ...

10/06/2022
Amoris Laetitia Family Year
The 12-step journey ends to coincide with the start of the World Meeting of Families. It will remain as a resource for family ministry

  With only a few days to go before the start of the World Meeting of Families (June 22-26, 2022), the publication of the "Walking with Families" social pathway, offered by the ...

06/06/2022
Amoris Laetitia Family Year
An article by Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life that appeared in Omnes magazine - May 2022

  There are three points that can offer food for thought for the upcoming World Meeting of Families that the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life wants to bring to everyone's attention in ...

02/06/2022
The Pope Video
The Pope Video for June: after that on Youth, now available that on Family

  The Pope Video for June has just been released with the prayer intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. This month, the ...

31/05/2022
WMOF 2022
The Program of the event and the themes of the Pastoral Congress were presented in the Press Office of the Holy See

  "It will be a time of listening and encounter." Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, thus defined the 10th World Meeting of Families on ...

30/05/2022
Grandparents and Elderly
Care for grandparents and the elderly: laying the foundations of a long-range pastoral work that will engage us for decades to come.

  (Vatican City - May 30, 2022) The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life today released to the public a pastoral kit with instructions for the celebration of the Second World Day for ...