Pope Francis

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 ...

09/06/2021
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 ...

01/06/2021
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 ...

14/05/2021
Natality
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 ...

04/05/2021
Laity
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 ...

28/04/2021
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 ...

22/04/2021
WMOF 2022
The official prayer of the 10th World Meeting of Families

The Diocese of Rome and the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life now present the official prayer for the 10th World Meeting of Families to be held in Rome from 22 to 26 June 2022. The official hashtag ...

20/04/2021
Press Release
Theme for the First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Sunday 25 July will see the celebration of the First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. The theme chosen by the Holy Father for this World Day is “I am with you always” (cf. Mt 28:20) which ...

25/03/2021
10 videos Amoris Laetitia
Pope Francis in dialogue with families in a series of 10 videos

  “Today we will begin a 10-month journey undertaken together to talk about the beauty of being a family. Everyone is called to lovingly care for the life of the family, because families are ...

20/03/2021
Amoris Laetitia Family Year
Message of His Holiness Pope Francis to the participants in the online meeting “Our daily love”, for the opening of the “Amoris Laetitia Family” year

“In these five years, Amoris Laetitia has outlined the beginning of a journey, seeking to encourage a new pastoral approach to the family situation.”: These are some of the words Pope Francis sent ...