A social campaign to help focus pastoral attention on the formation and education of the little ones in the family

  The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life launches a new initiative of the "Amoris Laetitia Family Year”, dedicated by Pope Francis to the family. After the Rosary for Engaged couples, the ...


The Pontifício Instituto Superior de Direito Canônico of Rio de Janeiro and its affiliates in the in the Archdioceses of Goiânia and Londrina, in cooperation with the different canon law institutes of ...

Protection of minors
Networked assocations for a leadership training project aimed at preventing and combating abuse

Ever more on the side of the little ones: this is the goal with which the SAFE project was launched, jointly promoted by the Pope John XXIII Community association, Italian Catholic Action, and the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


“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 ...