Movements and Communities

17/07/2018
Youth
The Genfest in Manila challenges the young to be global men and women

Love, start again and share are the three words proposed by the Focolare President Maria Voce on the day after the closing of the eleventh edition of the Genfest, the international festival of the ...

09/07/2018
Youth
Emmanuel Community passes the torch to the Shalom Catholic Community who will look after “San Lorenzo” Centre in the near future

On 27th June, Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life presided the Solemn Mass closing the academic year in the International Youth Centre “San Lorenzo” in ...

21/06/2018
Dicastery

  “Young people were at the origin of many ecclesial movements;” “the ecclesial movements” have a “long work experience working with the youth;” “the ecclesial movements actively involve ...

17/06/2018
Activities of the Dicastery
Scheduled for Tuesday: The annual meeting of ecclesial movements and new communities

On June 19th, the annual meeting of the ecclesial movements and new communities will be held in Pio XI Hall of the Palazzo San Calisto. Kevin Farrell, our Dicastery’s Cardinal Prefect, will introduce ...

29/05/2018
Associations and Movements
Approval of changes in the statutes of the association that supports vulnerable women

A few days ago, Prefect Kevin Farrell, in the presence of Undersecretary Linda Ghisoni, gave (see the photo on the side) Marie-Ange Bellance, President of Claire Amitié, the decree approving some ...

20/05/2018
Associations and Movements
The meeting of Undersecretary Ghisoni with the participants in the Schools of Charity and Mission of the Emmanuel Community

A few days ago, in the Roman church of Trinità dei Monti, the Undersecretary Linda Ghisoni met a group of young couples from France who are participating in the Schools of Charity and Mission animated ...

19/05/2018
Middle East
Salvatore Martinez: “It will be a reference point for pilgrims and a place for diffusing the teaching on the family”

Set on a hill, on a site that covers 15,000 square meters, there will be a house for pilgrims with 103 family-sized rooms, a home for refugees and the poor, a church, and a structure with auditoriums ...

16/05/2018
Holiness of the Laity
The philosopher Alici: "Even the lay Christians, and not just the pastors, must have the ordour of the sheep"

The philosopher Luigi Alici, former national Italian Catholic Action president, presented, at the end of April, a reflection on the presidencies of the A.C.I. under the title "A People for ...

08/05/2018
Movements and Associations
Pope Francis to the faithful in Tor Vergata: “You have in your DNA the vocation to the mission”

“The Risen Jesus says: ‘Make disciples’. This is the mission. He does not say: conquer, occupy, but rather, ‘make disciples’, that is, share with others the gift you have received, the encounter of ...

03/05/2018
Associations and Movements
Prefect Farrell’s homily addressed to the participants in the spiritual exercises of Comunione e Liberazione

"To be a reflection of Christ for others, to be a word of God for the world! We are all called to this! If Christ lives in us, then, everyone—even those who do not believe or are openly hostile ...