Pope Francis

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 ...

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 ...

The Elderly
Celebrating the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly all over the world

"I invite you to celebrate this Day in every community and to visit grandparents and the elderly, those who are most alone" said Pope Francis after Sunday’s Angelus and all over the world ...

10 videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the fifth episode of the dialogue between the Holy Father and families

  “Marriage is a precious sign. It is an image of God’s love for us. This does not mean that the love spouses have for each other must be perfect… No love is perfect. But the love spouses have ...

The Holy Father’s words after the Angelus

Pope Francis, who was unable to attend the liturgy in St. Peter's in person, wanted to personally greet the grandparents and elderly who had just participated in the celebration of the first Day ...

Liturgy in St. Peter's for the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly

For many of the 2,000 elderly people present in St. Peter's last Sunday, celebrating the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly was the first opportunity for them to leave the forced ...

The official prayer of the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly recited by Pope Francis in a video

In preparation for the upcoming World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life is making a video available in which grandparents and the elderly from all over the ...

X World Meeting of Families
Together with the video message, the presentation of the official logo

  It is Pope Francis himself who is presenting the X World Meeting of Families, to be held from June 22-26, 2022. He does so through a video message, released today and available on Vatican News ...

10 videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the fourth episode of the dialogue between the Holy Father and families

  “Love excuses all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Everything! Anything! It is love in spite of everything. To love means to rejoice for others, for their ...

Movements and Associations
For healthy government in the international associations of the faithful

On the Solemnity Corpus Domini, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has given a General Decree to regulate the length and number of terms of office in the international associations of the ...

Forum Amoris Laetitia
Summary of the first day of the Amoris Laetitia Forum

The first day of the Forum "Where are we with Amoris Laetitia? Strategies for the pastoral application of Pope Francis' Exhortation" opened today with the first day of work. The aim of the ...

Pope Francis
The Holy Father dedicates his prayer intention for the month of June to the beauty of marriage

The Pope Video has just been published with the intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. In the context of the “Special year of ...

Pope Francis at the opening of the States General for Birth-rates

"Children are the hope that revives a people! [...] If families are not at the centre of the present, there will be no future; but if families restart, everything restarts." Said Pope ...

Cardinal Farrell’s Address to the Participants of the National Assembly of Catholic Action Italy

The XVII Assembly of Catholic Action Italy, entitled “I have many people in this city”, took place this past April 25 to May 2. The assembly met online, due to the pandemic. The Prefect of the ...

10 videos Amoris Laetitia
Pope Francis in dialogue with families in a series of 10 videos

  «How do we imagine God’s love? Is there a concrete reality in the world that helps us see this love with our own eyes? Certainly there is! It is the family! The image of God is reflected in man ...