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12/02/2019
Women

The presentation of a new magazine - Ekklesía. Paths of communion and dialogue – a round table in progress (https://www.cittanuova.it/ekklesia-vivere-conoscere-la-chiesa-oggi/) on the theme “How to be ...

09/02/2019
Magisterium

An International Conference will be held on 9th and 10th February in Kigali, Rwanda to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae. This initiative has been organized by the ...

05/02/2019
Local Churches
The family is the good earth on which to sow and to allow compassion to grow

“Don’t judge if you don’t want to be judged... in the family”. This is the theme of the educational meetings for families organised by the Vicariate of Gela in the Diocese of Piazza Armerina, held ...

01/02/2019
Family and life
In March: the III Binational Pro-family Pro-Life Congress in Mexico and the United States

The Binational Pro-family and Pro-Life Congress organised in Mexico and the United States, a well proven experience already held on two other occasions, is now approaching its third edition. Organised ...

31/01/2019
WYD Panama 2019
The last pages of the diary of this extraordinary adventure that this World Youth Day has been

Saturday. “Vigil” is not “the day before, the eve, but in ancient use, the  fact of keeping watch,  of paying attention to everything that is about to happen, the preparation, also ...

30/01/2019
Pope Francis
Unity and fidelity; two matrimonial assets which, before being legal obligations for every Christian marriage, are the epiphany of baptismal faith

It is a very meaningful passage in the speech which Pope Francis gave to the officials and lawyers of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota for the inauguration of the juridical year. The secularization of ...

29/01/2019
J.P.II Institute - Rome

Admissions are open until 31st May 2019 for two interdisciplinary academic courses, a Master’s Degree and Diploma, offered by the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute, Rome, in the Sciences ...

28/01/2019
WYD 2019

Thursday. The Pope is here, in Panama and the city woke up today knowing the long wait had finished and the time to meet him had actually come. During the catechesis in the morning, you could feel the ...

24/01/2019
WYD 2019

On the day the Holy Father arrived in Panama, the WYD was in full swing with the activities of the pilgrim groups:   catechesis, meantime, a profitable dialogue among the young people and ...

24/01/2019
Youth
A manual for smartphones available in three languages will be presented in Panama

Is the embryo only a clot of cells?  Are prenatal diagnosis techniques acceptable?  Who can judge the value of life?  Is assisted reproduction the only alternative in the event of ...

18/01/2019
JMJ Panama
Ecological Conversion in Action

Helping young people to become aware of the challenges highlighted by Pope Francis in the Encyclical Letter Laudato si’ and find ways to promote a culture for safeguarding Creation are the themes at ...

17/01/2019
Young People
Video interview with the Secretary of the Dicastery on the eve of the Panama gathering. Expectations and interrelationship with the Synod on Young People and the next international Forum in June

Just before leaving for Panama, Father Alexandre Awi Mello  answers some questions on the encounter of the young people attending the WYD with the people and the Church of Central America.  ...

15/01/2019
Engaged and Married Couples
The Friars Minor of Umbria and the “Great Mystery” Project: a meeting of pastoral care operators for engaged couples and a course in Nuptial Theology

Two events for a whole week in the home of Saint Francis. First, the 6th meeting for the critical review of marriage preparation courses for couples involving the “Great Mystery” project and the ...

14/01/2019
Dicastery

Expectations related to this now imminent event and above all in relation to Pope Francis’ meeting with the young people from all the continents; how the World Youth Day in Panama can be an ...

10/01/2019
Youth
After the Synod of Bishops and the forthcoming World Youth Day in Panama, the Dicastery for Laity Family and Life has announced that an International Youth Forum is to be convened next June on the reception and continuation of the Synodal journey

On the eve of the World Youth Day (Panama, 22-27 January 2019), the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has announced an initiative related to the impact of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the ...