Pope Francis

13/01/2022
Patris Corde
Pope Francis’ interview with Vatican Media on paternity and family

    Andrea Monda – Alessandro Gisotti © L'Osservatore romano, 13 January 2022. The Special Year dedicated to Saint Joseph ended 8 December 2021, but Pope Francis’ attention and love for ...

26/12/2021
Amoris Laetitia Family Year
Pope Francis gives a letter to all married couples on the day of the Feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth

  On the day of the Feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth - and on the occasion of the "Amoris Laetitia Family" Year - the Holy Father Francis for the first time writes a Letter to ...

30/11/2021
10 Videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the ninth episode of the dialogue of the Pope with families

  «Today, families are severely tried by weakness. We are all fragile – and separation, divorce, and living together are now a reality that many families in the world deal with. The Church has ...

25/11/2021
Disability
The Holy Father's Message on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was presented today at the Press Office of the Holy See

The Message of Pope Francis on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which falls on December 3rd, was presented today - 25 November 2021 - at the Holy See Press ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

03/08/2021
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 ...

29/07/2021
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 ...

29/07/2021
Elderly
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 ...

29/07/2021
Elderly
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 ...

23/07/2021
Elderly
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 ...

02/07/2021
WMOF 2022
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 ...

25/06/2021
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 ...

11/06/2021
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 ...