The Prefect

Year of Saint Joseth
Two important messages from Cardinal Farrell on the figure of St. Joseph

In June, Cardinal Kevin Farrell attended two meetings held for the Shalom Congress of Families and the 40th anniversary of Couples for Christ. In his messages for both events, the Cardinal took the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Academic initiatives
The address of Cardinal Farrell at the Gregorian University Forum

On April 23-24, the Faculty of Theology - Diploma in Family Pastoral Care of the Gregorian University organized the Forum on Discernment in the Family in the Amoris Laetitia Family Year. To open the ...

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 ...

Academic initiatives
On 23 and 24 April an event at the Pontifical Gregorian University

The experience of the pandemic has exposed false certainties and revealed the pitfalls present in relationship dynamics. Fragility and vulnerability have also emerged in the lives of individuals as ...

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
Press conference to present the Amoris Laetitia Family Year

A press conference to mark the start of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year, which will begin on 19 March, the Solemnity of St Joseph and the fifth anniversary of the publication of the apostolic ...

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
An online meeting opens events dedicated to the five years of Amoris Laetitia

Our Daily Love: this is the name of the online event organized for March 19 by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, the Diocese of Rome and the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute ...

Video message of Prefect Card. Farrell on the occasion of the 6th Ordinary Assembly of the Network of Latin American University Family Institutes

“In these difficult months, marked by the health, economic, and social emergencies caused by the pandemic, the commitment of the Network to the promotion of studies, research, and formation activities ...

The message of Card. Kevin Farrell at the launch of the Catholic Care for Children International (CCCI) initiative.

Working to build a world in which children are raised in a safe and loving family or within a community that supports them: this is the vision of Catholic Care for Children International (CCCI), an ...