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08/10/2021
Amoris Laetitia Family Year
Prof. Gabriella Gambino's speech at the Family Week at the Catholic University of Argentina

  Last September 28-30, the Week of the Family entitled "Family: vocation and task", was held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina. Prof. Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary ...

07/10/2021
Rosary for the Family
A new initiative of the "Amoris Laetitia Family" Year, in collaboration with the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network

  Praying the Holy Rosary is a special time to share with family members and other families. In the year of St. Joseph, praying the Rosary as a family is also a concrete way of obtaining a ...

04/10/2021
WYD Lisbon 2023
The World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023, a youth meeting with people from all over the world with the Pope, will take place from August 01-06 2023

  “It’s with an immense joy that we reveal that the World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 will take place from 1 to 6 August. The announcement of WYD date, on St. Francis of Assisi day, is a very important ...

30/09/2021
WMOF 2022
The X World Meeting of Families will take place in Rome from 22 to 26 June 2022 on the theme "Family Love: a vocation and a path to Holiness"

  This morning at 11:30 a.m., a press conference was held in live streaming from the Holy See Press Office for the presentation of the X World Meeting of Families, to be held in Rome from June 22 ...

29/09/2021
10 videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the seventh episode of the dialogue of the Pope with families

«A generic concern for the family in large pastoral projects is not enough. We need a new missionary thrust: we cannot stop at theory, but we need to grapple with people’s concrete problems. Preparing ...

27/09/2021
WYD Message
“Stand up. I appoint you as a witness of what you have seen” (Acts 26:16) is the theme of the Holy Father’s Message to young people on the occasion of the 36th World Youth Day 2021, which will be held on 21 November in local Churches around the world

  The text, signed by Pope Francis on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, is part of a series of three message that accompany young people on the journey between WYD Panama 2019 and ...

20/09/2021
“Amoris Laetitia Family” Year
Gabriella Gambino's speech at the international meeting organized by the Embassy of France to the Holy See and the WUCWO

  Last September 15, at the Centre Saint-Louis of the Institut français in Rome, a webinar entitled The new pastoral style of Amoris Laetitia: welcoming, accompanying, discerning and integrating, ...

17/09/2021
A training course for best carrying out that “frontier” action in the social sphere, to which the Church is called, will be held at the Urbaniana

  This training course is to learn how to best carry out that “frontier” action in the social sphere, to which the Church is called. This is the aim of the 2nd Course for Catholic NGO workers, ...

16/09/2021
Associations and Movements
All the moderators and leaders of the movements of international associations before the Pope in the Vatican

  On September 16, 2021, the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life summoned the moderators, presidents, and international leaders of all ecclesial movements, new communities, and associations ...

14/09/2021
Youth
The theological and pastoral value of listening, the theme of Fr. João Chagas' address to the young Ukrainians

  From 10 to 13 September, Fr. João Chagas, head of the Youth Office of our Dicastery visited Ukraine and participated in the "Wind of Hope" Youth Festival, promoted by the Youth ...

13/09/2021
Ad limina
France: Continuing dialogue with society

  A few days ago, with the arrival of the first of the three groups of the bishops from France to the Dicastery, the ad limina visits, which had been abruptly suspended in March 2020 due to the ...

10/09/2021
Sport
The Head of the Church and Sport Office to "Tout est lié", the CEF’s online magazine, on the occasion of the "Season of Creation 2021".

Last August, the French Bishops' Conference (CEF) magazine Tout est lié published an interview to Santiago Pérez de Camino, Head of the Dicastery's Church and Sport Office. In the interview, Pérez de ...

08/09/2021
Youth
An initiative of the Ramon Pané Foundation for the WYD to be held on the Solemnity of Christ the King

In his Message to the youth for the 2020 WYD, celebrated in the particular churches, Pope Francis invited the youth to propose "something beautiful, whether in the realm of the spirit, the arts ...

25/08/2021
10 Videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the sixth episode of the dialogue of the Pope with families

«Love always gives life. Spousal love is not exhausted within the couple, but generates a family. Parents’ love is the means by which God shows His love. He awaits the birth of every baby. He accepts ...

12/08/2021
Youth
This August marks milestone anniversaries for two World Youth Days: the 30th anniversary of WYD Częstochowa 1991 and the 10th anniversary of WYD Madrid 2011

World Youth Day in Częstochowa was held at the shrine of Our Lady of Jasna Góra, the “spiritual capital of Poland”, from 10 to 15 August 1991. This was the first WYD to be attended in large numbers by ...