Visite ad Limina

27/03/2018
Ad limina
A Church called to account for her faith in a difficult context

The presence of the Catholic Church and of other Christians in Pakistan continues to be problematic. This was reported by the Bishops of Pakistan who came for their Ad Limina visit a few days ago. The ...

16/03/2018
Ad limina
The Latin Bishops of the Arabic Regions visit the Dicastery

A few days ago the Latin Bishops of the Arabic Regions (CELRA) visited the Dicastery as part of their Ad Limina visit. They came from Israel, Jordan, Palestine, from the countries of the Arabian ...

13/03/2018
Ad Limina Visit
Vietnam’s Bishops at the Dicastery

On a visit to the Dicastery a few days ago, the Bishops of Vietnam told of a small but lively Church, characterized by good religious practice and the dynamic activity of the lay faithful. Everywhere, ...

06/03/2018
Activities of the Dicastery
The Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops from Slovenia

On 27 February, a delegation of the Slovenian Bishops came to our Dicastery during their Ad Limina Visit. The Bishops of this small Central European country told about the pernicious consequences of ...

16/02/2018
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. ...

09/02/2018
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. ...

31/01/2018
Russia
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 ...

27/11/2017
Hungary
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 ...

21/11/2017
Uruguay
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 ...

08/11/2017
Paraguay
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 ...

28/09/2017
Ecuador
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 ...

19/09/2017
Bolivia
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 ...

12/09/2017
Nicaragua
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 ...

06/09/2017
Honduras
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 ...

22/06/2017
Haiti
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 ...