Undersecretary Life

15/11/2019
Elderly
Message of Undersecretary Gambino to the pastoral care of families conference of Guatemala

“If we want to protect and defend life, we must protect the elderly and work together to create networks of presence and human and Christian solidarity around them. Caring for the elderly is caring ...

06/06/2019
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 ...

24/05/2019
International Conference

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 ...

23/05/2019
#YestoLife
400 people from 70 different countries participated in the first day of the Conference

This morning the work of the Conference “Yes to life!  Taking care of the precious gift of life in its frailness” began. This was an important event for the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life ...

25/12/2018
Prefect Farrell’s Christmas Greetings

“Are our hearts open wide enough to welcome the words of Christ in our lives?”.  This is what our Prefect, Kevin Farrell asks us all in his video greetings message for Christmas 2018.  “The ...

06/12/2018
Dicastery
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 ...

23/11/2018
FIAMC
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 ...

15/10/2018
Young people and affectivity
In the context of Family Week, a convention was held in Rome on affectivity and sexuality attended by Undersecretary Gambino

To focus on the “integral education” of young people, to accompany them in  understanding their identity as an individual composed of body and soul called upon to live their relationships with ...

28/05/2018
Youth
Lecture at a seminar at the Pontifical Lateran University

“We need educators who have the courage of the truth and know how to accompany young people in their personal and vocational discernment. Another fundamental aspect is the need to make young people ...

23/04/2018
Dicastery
Vatican News interviews the Undersecretary for the Section of Life, Gabriella Gambino, on the commitment of the laity and of women serving the Holy See

“Putting the fragility in all the dimensions of human existence back into the center”—this is one of the priorities highlighted by Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, ...