Starting today, the WYD magazine is online

The World Youth Day Magazine, in an issue dedicated to the World Youth Day which took place in Panama in 2019, is now available for free online on the website of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, ...

Cardinal Farrell’s medidation at the prayer vigil for peaceful coexistence in the United States of America

“Since its birth, our nation has been multicultural, multiethnic, and multireligious. It was established on the foundations of: the equality of all men, the inalienable rights to life and liberty ...

On his episcopal coat of arms, Msgr. Suchodolski includes the cross and icon of Maria, Salus Populi Romani

On 1 June in the Polish diocese of Siedlce, Msgr. Grzegorz Suchodolski was ordained bishop. He has served as the Secretary General of the organizational committee for World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow ...

The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online

The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website and on ...

Church and Sport
The Legacy of St. John Paul II to the World of Sport

This past May 18th, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II. With his vivid image in mind, we would like to recall the role he played in promoting sport within the life of ...

The intervention of Undersecretary Gambino at the 10th “Familia para todos” Conference

To mark the International Day of Families, the Center for the Family at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile has held the 10th Familia para todos (“Family for all”) Conference. Undersecretary ...


On Saturday 16 May, the members of the International Youth Advisory Body met via videoconference to begin their common work—an important phase in the implementation of the Synod of 2018 on youth, ...


On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of St John Paul II, Pope Francis sent a video message to the young people of Poland. In this message, he also mentioned the 2016 WYD which ...

An opportunity for the right restart

A crisis that doesn’t become an opportunity is a missed chance. That is why the St. John Paul II Foundation for Sport, together with the office for the ministry of Leisure, Tourism, and Sport of the ...

St. John Paul II
On the centenary of his birth, Undersecretary Gambino highlights the relevance of Pope Wojtyła’s message on family and life

“The Magisterium of St. John Paul II—with his letter to children, his letter to women, his unforgettable catechesis on human love and marriage, and on the indispensable role of fathers and mothers—was ...