Children

13/12/2019
Pope Francis
The video message with the prayer intentions for December published through the Pope’s World Prayer Network

"Every marginalized child, every abused child, every abandoned child, every child without schooling, without medical care, is a cry that rises up to God.” So begins the message of Pope Francis ...

10/04/2019
Lay Sainthood
A child from Brazil and a woman from Italy are on their way to the altar for having dedicated their lives to Jesus despite of the challenges and sufferings that faced them

On April 6, 2019, the Holy Father approved the decrees of two laypersons, a child and a woman: Nelson Santanta from Brazil and Nuccia Tolomeo from Italy. Both gave a strong testimony of faith and ...

05/12/2018
Mauritius
The themes which emerged from the Fourth Congress of the “Africa Family Life Federation”

Humanae Vitae indissolubly combines two concepts: reinforcing spousal communion and the constant openness to life.  Amoris Laetitia further develops this connection throughout the various stages ...

30/11/2018
Family Forum

“The Future is a Pact”: this was the theme chosen for the National Assembly of the Forum of Family Associations which ended a few days ago in Rome.. “A pact” – the Forum Assembly explained - “with our ...

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 ...

16/10/2018
Aid to the Church in need
A million children together in prayer on 18th October

A million children praying the Rosary together for unity and peace.  As has been customary for the past 13 years, Aid to the Church in need has invited children from all over the world to ...

11/10/2018
Abortion

“God is a ‘lover of life’, for this reason “we must say to all the men and women in the world: do not despise life!”. Pope Francis during the general audience in his catechesis on the Fifth ...

23/08/2018
World Meeting of Families

“That a child should not be recognized as a gift is not too difficult to imagine if we look at current cultural trends throughout the world that recede and lack respect for the reciprocal gift of a ...

23/08/2018
World Meeting of Families

“The parents of our 4 grandchildren have chosen not to educate their children in the faith. We respect their decisions, while trying to discover new ways to do this, with creativity, fun, and love.” ...

22/08/2018
Dublin: Matthew Lickona
“The big hoax of the Internet is to trick people into confusing an online presence with life”

“Before the rise of social media, I had never heard the order ‘Kill yourself!’ Today, this is a standard online response, one of the 100 responses out of 78,000 memes used on parents. Most people do ...