Anno Famiglia Amoris Laetitia

Letter to Married Couples
One year ago, in publishing the Letter to Married Couples, Pope Francis delivered a precious message for families to cherish in their hearts

On the Feast Day of the Holy Family of Nazareth - and on the occasion of the "Amoris Laetitia Family" Year - Pope Francis wrote a Letter to Married Couples: a Christmas gift, an ...

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
The “Catechumenal Pathways for Married Life” available in 5 languages: Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French

  The aim is to set up discernment paths of catechumenal inspiration, which can truly accompany young people to rediscover their faith and experience it when the vocation to family life opens up ...

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
In order to rethink pastoral care of vocations and marriage within the particular Churches

  Accompanied by great resonance and widespread diffusion, the publication of the “Catechumenal Pathways for Married Life” in the different languages is well proceeding. The English version is ...

Rosary for engaged couples
Did you know that, in the Year of St. Joseph, a Plenary Indulgence is being offered to families and engaged couples?

In the Year of St. Joseph, a Decree issued by the Apostolic Penitentiary on December 8, 2020 on the granting of Indulgences states that the special gift of a Plenary Indulgence will be granted under ...

Marriage and Family
The Undersecretary, Prof. Gambino, attended the first presentation of the pastoral guidelines after their publication

  Experts and representatives of institutions dedicated to family science from all over South America participated - virtually and in attendance – in  the meeting held a few days ago at the ...

Bioethics
An e-book to help younger people grasp the truth about the beauty and uniqueness of every human life

  At the closure of the "Amoris Laetitia Family" Year, and some days after the 10th World Meeting of Families, the Keys to Bioethics - A Manual of Bioethics for Youth App, created ...

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
In the book 'Holiness in the Families of the World' - now available in pdf version - the story of love and holiness of Mr and Mrs Martin and seven other families

  On 12 July we celebrate the memory of the holy spouses Luis Martin (1823-1894) and Zélie Guérin (1831-1877), spouses and parents of nine children, including Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus, ...

WMOF22
A video by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life to spread the Holy Father's mandate to the families of the world

  With just a few days after the conclusion of the 10th World Meeting of Families, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life in a video encapsulates the legacy and the mandate that the Pope has ...

The Pope Video
The Pope Video for July concludes the triptych on Youth, Family and Elderly

  The Pope Video for July has just been released with the prayer intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. This month, the ...

#WMOF22
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 ...