Amoris Laetitia

The "Jubilee of Families," in 2025 in Rome and the 11th World Meeting of Families in 2028 are the next upcoming events for families throughout the world, announced the Prefect of our Dicastery

The main celebrations of the 10th World Meeting of Families concluded with Mass in St. Peter's Square on the evening of Saturday, June 25. In his homily, the Pope encouraged families to carry on the ...

The final day of the Pastoral Theological Congress marked with the presentation of the book "Holiness in Families around the World"

  The third and final day of the Pastoral Theological Congress of the 10th World Meeting of Families began with a Eucharistic adoration intended to offer the couples present an opportunity to ...

A practical and profound journey to know the great mystery of marriage

  In the Year for the Family “Amoris Laetitia”, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has prepared this booklet on “Holiness in Families around the World” with the purpose of providing family ...

The welcoming speech of Card. Farrell and the first day of the Theological-Pastoral Congress

  With the celebration of the opening Mass in St. Peter's Basilica - presided by Card. Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life - began the second day of the 10th ...

WMOF 2022
In support of the catechesis "Excuse me, Thank You, Sorry", of WMOF 2022, the short film produced by the Diocese of Rome

  Sara and Gianluca have been married for ten years and live in Villaggio Breda, eastern suburbs of Rome. They are parents of two little girls, they work, but most of all they work hard in the ...

Amoris Laetitia
The greeting of Card. Farrell at the conference at the Gregorian as part of the Year "Family Amoris Laetitia"

  The conference "Pastoral Practices, Life Experience and Moral Theology: Amoris Laetitia Between New Opportunities and New Paths" opened this morning, May 11, at the Pontifical ...

Academic Initiatives
Online registrations open for the International Conference of Moral Theology for Amoris Laetitia Family Year - Pontifical Gregorian University

  The Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for the Sciences of Marriage and the Family are organizing in Rome, an international conference of ...

The Elderly
A first meeting of the Dicastery with the episcopal conferences and associations most committed to the pastoral care of the elderly was held online

  After the announcement of the theme chosen by the Holy Father, "In old age they will still bear fruit" (Ps. 92:14), the work for the preparation of the second edition of World Day for ...

10 videos Amoris Laetitia
A collection of the 10 guides and 10 videos of the pope with families to deepen Amoris Laetitia

  From March to December 2021, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life – in collaboration with the Dicastery for Communication and Vatican News – released 10 Amoris Laetitia Videos, with the ...

A reflection by the Family and Life area of our Dicastery

  We publish a reflection by the Family and Life area of our Dicastery on the inviolable value of human life in relation to the end-of-life situations, starting from the most recent Magisterium ...