Visite ad Limina

Activities of the Dicastery
Ad Limina Visit of the Bielorusian Bishops

The Bishops of Belarus came to the Dicastery on their Ad Limina Visit and shared the testimony of a Church that is slowly rising up again after having been oppressed for 70 years by totalitarianism. ...

Local Churches
Malaysia Brunei and Singapore ad Limina visit

The ecclesial and social realities of Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei, gathered in a single regional episcopal conference, greatly differ from one another even if they do not lack common points. ...

The Ad Limina Visit of the Russian Bishops to the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life

A vast territory with few priests, “new Christians” who need formation, and great commitment in defense of life. This is, in short, the situation of the Catholic Church in Russia told about by the ...

The Ad Limina Visit of the Hungarian Bishops to the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life

The challenges are those of all European countries, especially of those that, in recent decades, have come out from behind the iron curtain and are faced with the transition from communism to ...

The Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops of a Latin American country that is facing a serious process of accelerated secularization

The challenges that the Uruguayan Church is called to face are not so different from those of most Western countries, but their influence on the society and its culture is so strong that Uruguay has ...

Formation for the new generations and the family is at the center of the pastoral care in the churches of this Latin American country

Young people are the key to fighting the social woes that are humiliating Paraguay. The Bishops of the Latin American country who, counting on them, have launched a three-year course of formation, are ...

Ad Limina Visit of Ecuador’s Bishops

During the Ad Limina visit of Ecuador’s Bishops at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, one of the main topics discussed was the participation of lay people in parish life. Some of the ...

Ad Limina Visit of Bolivia’s Bishops

“We must highlight and value what makes our youth good. Bolivian young people are good and courageous. They engage in volunteer work and evangelization!” This is how the Bolivian Bishops, on their Ad ...

Ad Limina Visit of Nicaragua’s Bishops

On the morning of Monday, September 11th, during the visit “to the See” of the Apostles, Nicaragua’s Bishops were received at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. The Bishops of the country’s ...

Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops of Honduras

“You’re doing a great job accompanying families and promoting the laity!” Card. Farrell said this to the Bishops of Honduras at the end of their Ad Limina Visit to the Dicastery for the Laity, Family ...

Ad Limina Visit of Haiti’s Bishops

“The family is an invaluable asset for which we will never stop thanking God.” In these words, pronounced by Msgr. Yves-Marie Péan on the occasion of the Ad Limina visit of Haiti’s Bishops at the ...

Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops of Panama

The Ad Limina Visit of Panama’s Bishops at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life was characterized by an atmosphere of great familiarity. The meeting comes at the time when the Dicastery and ...

Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Albania

“I prayed before that wall because Jesus was there.”—These are the words of an elderly Albanian man, quoted by Don Simon Kulli, Diocesan Administrator of Sapë, during the Ad Limina Visit of the ...

Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops of Guatemala

On Wednesday, 24 May, we had the joy of receiving thirteen Bishops from Guatemala for their Ad Limina Visit. In an atmosphere of fraternity, the Bishops told us of their joys and their hopes regarding ...

Ad Limina Visit of Peru’s Bishops

“Thanks to God, the value of the family, founded on the marriage between a man and a woman, continues to be a very important value for most Peruvians.” With these words, Msgr. Eguren Anselmi, ...