Movements and Communities

16/09/2021
Associations and Movements
All the moderators and leaders of the movements of international associations before the Pope in the Vatican

  On September 16, 2021, the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life summoned the moderators, presidents, and international leaders of all ecclesial movements, new communities, and associations ...

10/07/2021
Year of Saint Joseth
Two important messages from Cardinal Farrell on the figure of St. Joseph

In June, Cardinal Kevin Farrell attended two meetings held for the Shalom Congress of Families and the 40th anniversary of Couples for Christ. In his messages for both events, the Cardinal took the ...

18/06/2021
Guidelines WYD
Very positive feedback about the Pastoral Guidelines

  A month after the publication of the Pastoral Guidelines for the Celebration of World Youth Day in the Particular Churches, very positive feedback coming from the dioceses around the world ...

12/06/2021
Forum Amoris Laetitia
Summary (first session) of the fourth and last day of the Amoris Laetitia Forum

  We have reached the final day of our Forum on “Where do we stand with Amoris Laetitia? Strategies for the pastoral application of Pope Francis’ Exhortation”. For the first time, all the ...

11/06/2021
Forum Amoris Laetitia
Summary of the third day of the Amoris Laetitia Forum

  The third day of the Forum “Where are we with Amoris Laetitia? Strategies for the pastoral application of Pope Francis' Exhortation” opened with a reflection on conjugal spirituality. In ...

11/06/2021
Movements and Associations
For healthy government in the international associations of the faithful

On the Solemnity Corpus Domini, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has given a General Decree to regulate the length and number of terms of office in the international associations of the ...

10/06/2021
Forum Amoris Laetitia
Summary of the second day of the Amoris Laetitia Forum

  The second day of the Forum "Where are we with Amoris Laetitia? Strategies for the pastoral application of Pope Francis' Exhortation" was entirely devoted to the formation of carers ...

09/06/2021
Forum Amoris Laetitia
Summary of the first day of the Amoris Laetitia Forum

The first day of the Forum "Where are we with Amoris Laetitia? Strategies for the pastoral application of Pope Francis' Exhortation" opened today with the first day of work. The aim of the ...

04/05/2021
Laity
Cardinal Farrell’s Address to the Participants of the National Assembly of Catholic Action Italy

The XVII Assembly of Catholic Action Italy, entitled “I have many people in this city”, took place this past April 25 to May 2. The assembly met online, due to the pandemic. The Prefect of the ...

08/03/2021
Ecclesial movements
Linda Ghisoni brings the greetings of the Dicastery to the First National Assembly of ecclesial movements in Peru

“Step outside of repetitive habits, projects, or ways of meeting, and abandon self-referentiality, so as to promote better mutual knowledge and cohesion, and to grow in authentic communion.” This is ...