At the general audience, recalling the encyclical “Evangelium Vitae” 25 years after its promulgation
“The message of the encyclical Evangelium vitae is more relevant than ever. Even beyond emergencies such as the one we are all living now, it is about acting on cultural and educational levels for ...
Once again the thoughts of Pope Francis--in this present time dominated by the fear and isolation of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic--are turned towards the family. Introducing the Eucharistic ...
The message of Pope Francis for the 35th World Youth Day 2020
The message of the Holy Father to young people for the 35th World Youth Day 2020, which will be celebrated on a diocesan level throughout the world, focuses on the theme of: “Young man, I say to you, ...
As of today, you may find the texts and videos of our first international pastoral conference on the elderly in their original language on our webpage dedicated to the event.
Pope Francis appoints Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Cardinal Imeri, Bishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala as member of the Dicastery
On February 21st, the Holy See Press office released a statement of Pope Francis’ appointment of Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Cardinal Imeri, Bishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala as member of the Dicastery ...
Associations and Movements
The message of Pope Francis for the centenary of the birth of Chiara Lubich
Charisms are “gifts of the Spirit,” and “therefore it is good, even for bishops, to place themselves always anew at the school of the Holy Spirit.” And so Pope Francis, in a message read by Cardinal ...
“To renew the commitment to guard and protect human life from its beginnings to its natural end”: this is the wish that Pope Francis reiterated, in yesterday’s Angelus, recalling the Day for Life ...
The message of the Holy Father in audience with participants in the first international conference on the pastoral care of the elderly, “The Richness of Many Years of Life”
“When we think of the elderly and speak of them, especially in the pastoral dimension, we must learn to modify the verbs a little. There is not only the past, as if for the elderly there exists only ...
The message for the 28th World Day of the Sick
“The noun ‘person’ always comes before the adjective ‘sick.’ Therefore, may your work always promote the dignity and life of the human person, without conceding to acts of a euthanistic nature, to ...
The message of the Holy Father to the National Association of Elderly Workers
“When the Pope speaks of the elderly, he speaks of the future and of their valuable role in the Church and in society. This affirms us in our choice to organize the first international conference on ...