Local Church

22/02/2017
John Paul II Institute

You have until 5 March to register for the special cycle of the Master’s Degree in Sciences of Marriage and the Family, offered by the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and ...

21/02/2017
Chile
The Ad Limina visit of the Bishops of Chile

During their Ad Limina visit at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Chile’s Bishops told about how their country is grappling with the advance of a secularist culture. Yet, in this struggle, ...

20/02/2017
Vietnam
Vietnam: Bishops launch the Year of the Family against divorce and marriage crisis

From the website of AsiaNews: “In 2016, there were over 60,000 divorce cases across the country. The causes of separation are family lifestyle, followed by adultery and violence. The crisis affects ...

17/02/2017
Costa Rica
The Ad Limina visit of the Bishops of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, one of the most stable countries in Central America, is experiencing—as the country’s Bishops said during their meeting with Card. Farrell at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life—a ...

14/02/2017
WYD 2019

The preparations for the World Youth Day in Panama are quickly advancing. This morning, a delegation of the Local Organizing Committee, led by Msgr. Ulloa, was received by Card. Farrell and several ...

10/02/2017
The St. Thomas More Center in Spain has launched a campaign for mandatory family therapy

“Divorce is not the solution.” This is the slogan of the campaign launched by the Spanish legal center St. Thomas More, which has proposed a petition for a law that contemplates the obligation of ...

07/02/2017
Witnessing to the faith

  Japan’s Justo Takayama Ukon (1552-1615), better known as the ” Christ’s Samurai,” has been beatified in Osaka. The celebration was presided over by Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the ...

06/02/2017
Projects, pilgrimages, workshops, and TV series: the initiatives of the Archdiocese of Toledo for families

“To offer help in deepening the call to holiness in family life.” This idea is the source of the proposals made by the delegation of Family and Life of the Archdiocese of Toledo, which repeats its ...

06/02/2017

  A reflection on last summer’s WYD in Krakow, to assess the organization and the fruits; the launch of new projects in view of the 2019 World Youth Day in Panama; and the preparation of the ...

31/01/2017
Balkans

The Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Cyril and Methodius, composed of Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Macedonia, describe their community as a Church in the diaspora, in predominantly Orthodox or ...