This morning Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, delivered the Decree of Erection of Charis and of approval of its Statutes and the Decree of Appointment ...
“A new and at the same time single service that is a place of meeting, a place of fraternity and, ultimately, a place of communion. The prefect’s delegate, Monsignor Miguel Delgado stated this in an ...
Interview with our new officer, Leonardo Nepi, an expert in law and bioethics
The Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has welcomed a new member to its team. This is Leonardo Nepi, 38 years old, from Arezzo, married and the father of a three-year old daughter. Can you ...
Press conference on 13th December at the Dicastery: a theme park to be set up in Panama
On 13 December at 10.30 a.m., our Dicastery will be hosting the official presentation of the new JC GO languages, the APP, developed by the Fundaciòn Ramòn Pané modelled after Pokémon Go, a ...
A section exclusively for contributions from associations and movements where you can read and reread experiences, reflections and reports presented on the occasion of the get-togethers promoted by ...
Dakar The General Assembly of the Union of Catholic Women’s Organisations: Undersecretary Ghisoni attends
The General Assembly of the Catholic Women’s Organisations is being held in Dakar, Senegal until 22nd October on the topic: “Women, carriers of living water to a world which thirsts for ...
Cardinal Farrell “this is the first fruits of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year"
As announced today after the Angelus, Pope Francis has decided to institute a Church-wide celebration of a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Starting this year, it will be held on the ...
With an Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio dated 10 January 2021, the Holy Father has modified canon 230 §1 of the Code of Canon Law, which now allows for the admission of women into the instituted ...
At Christmas, let’s listen to grandparents and the elderly
“Dear young people,” wrote Pope Francis on the occasion of the 32nd World Youth Day, “you need the wisdom and the vision of the elderly. […] They will speak to you of things that can thrill your minds ...
Starting today, French and Spanish translations of the proceedings of the first international conference on the pastoral care of the elderly are available for free online
The first international conference on the pastoral care of the elderly was an important ecclesial moment during which the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life—as Card. Farrell observed in his ...