The Dicastery is organizing the first international conference for the pastoral care of the elderly. The event will be held in Rome from 29 – 31 January 2020. The program is already available.
Pope Francis loves the elderly and, from the beginning of his pontificate, and on numerous occasions, he has emphasized their indispensable role in dialogue with young people, in the transmission of ...
WMOF Rome 2021
The organization of the event to take place in Rome from 23rd to 27th June in two years’ time is off to a start
Among the most difficult tasks in organizing the X edition of the World Meeting of Families in 2021, will indubitably be the reception of the many families, who will be attending not only the high ...
“To live our love of the familiy, even amidst daily failings and difficulties, with faith and, perseverance, is the path to holiness and this is always possible when we make room for Christ as a ...
Ad limina visit
The opening note of the Bishops from Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe on an ad limina visit about the reorganization of the structures of their Episcopal Conference took account of the care with which ...
Meeting with members of the "Istituto Ospedale degli Innocenti" (Hospital of the Innocents) in Florence
Last Friday, during his meeting with members of the Hospital of the Innocents, Pope Francis, spoke about the matter of adoption. Setting aside the speech he had prepared, he made an impromptu ...
There are already three hundred participants registered for the conference “Yes to life! Caring for the Precious Gift of Life in its Frailness”, to be held in Rome from 23rd to 25th May next. In the ...
An International Conference will be held on 9th and 10th February in Kigali, Rwanda to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae. This initiative has been organized by the ...
Family and life
In March: the III Binational Pro-family Pro-Life Congress in Mexico and the United States
The Binational Pro-family and Pro-Life Congress organised in Mexico and the United States, a well proven experience already held on two other occasions, is now approaching its third edition. Organised ...
Unity and fidelity; two matrimonial assets which, before being legal obligations for every Christian marriage, are the epiphany of baptismal faith
It is a very meaningful passage in the speech which Pope Francis gave to the officials and lawyers of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota for the inauguration of the juridical year. The secularization of ...
The Pope’s words during the catechesis on the sixth commandment: “You shall not commit adultery”
Every Christian vocation, like the priesthood and consecrated virginity, is spousal. Pope Francis recalled this yesterday on completing his catechesis on the sixth commandment: You shall not commit ...