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 ...
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 ...
Undersecretary Gambino’s message to the International Seminar on Rare Diseases
“Medicine cannot be reduced to a mere technological exercise of knowledge and scientific and professional skills, or to protocols and guidelines agreed on among interested parties. Instead, it ...
Address of Vittorio Scelzo at the meeting of “Pastoral del Adulto Mayor” of the Episcopal Conference of Colombia
“Your reflection on the role of the elderly in society and in the ecclesial community is a valuable service for the whole Church.” With these words Vittorio Scelzo, an offical of the Dicastery in ...
Card. Elio Sgreccia
The words of Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery, in memory of the Cardinal who died yesterday aged 91
“He left us on the eve of his 91st birthday, Cardinal Elio Sgreccia, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Academy for Life, an eminent Catholic bioethicist who made a fundamental contribution to the ...
Ad Limina Visit
An ad limina visit by the Philippine Bishops is currently taking place in Rome and on 20th May last, our Dicastery received the first of the three groups. Among the many matters dealt with, we ...
The second day of Yes to Life, with Amy Kuebelbeck as conference moderator, was dedicated to international aspects. There were testimonials and reports given by Ukraine, United States, France ...
From 23rd to 24th May in Rome, an international conference on the defence of nascent human life in extremely frail conditions
The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has organized an international conference on the defence of nascent human life in extremely frail conditions., together with the non-profit organization “Il ...