The first of four webinars on the future of sports in the era of COVID-19
“The current situation runs the risk of driving people away from sports, especially young people, and especially all those who live in disadvantaged countries most affected by the economic crisis.” ...
Publication of the e-book: “The Richness of Many Years of Life”
After launching the campaign “Every senior is your grandparent - #SendYourHug,” which has had an incredible resonance throughout the world, the e-book “The Richness of Many Years of Life,” a ...
The International Youth Advisory Body holds its second virtual meeting
After weeks of sharing and discernment, twenty members of the International Youth Advisory Body met for the second time with the Secretary and the Youth Office of our Dicastery. During the meeting, ...
Church and Sport
An online seminar to focus on the values to be upheld in sports after the pandemic
The global health crisis has had an enormous impact on the lives of many and has brought about a new reality which must be faced and lived, and this is also the case within the world of sports. In an ...
Launch of the campaign “The elderly are your grandparents” Use the inventiveness of love: make phone or video calls, listen to them!
It is possible to reduce the isolation felt by elderly people while also strictly observing health guidelines for Covid-19. The pandemic has hit the elderly particularly hard and it has disconnected ...
The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online
The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website and on ...
At the center of the work, the identity and mission of the lay faithful in the world.
Today in Rome, the first Plenary Assembly the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life opens, with the title of “The Lay Faithful, Identity and Mission in the World.” The nomination of the Dicastery’s ...
The Local Organizing Committee invites young people from all over the world to submit their designs for the logo of the next World Youth Day. Portuguese youth are also invited to participate in a competition for writing the official hymn of the gathering.
By 4 November, young people—whether professional graphic designers or amateurs—can indicate their interest in participating in a design contest for the logo of World Youth Day 2022 in Lisbon, which ...
A Mass at the San Lorenzo Center celebrates the John Paul II Youth Foundation in a sign of continuity
The usual Saturday evening Mass which took place at the San Lorenzo International Youth Center this past 28 September was the occasion for a very special moment: a commemoration in thanksgiving for ...
In the month of September, our Dicastery received the Indian bishops on their ad limina visit. In India, the Catholic Church represents a small minority: there are 22 million Catholic faithful in a ...