Associations and Movements
Authority and Responsibilities of Governance in Lay Aggregations: A service ordered to the common good
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 Videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the sixth episode of the dialogue of the Pope with families
«Love always gives life. Spousal love is not exhausted within the couple, but generates a family. Parents’ love is the means by which God shows His love. He awaits the birth of every baby. He accepts ...
Celebrating the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly all over the world
"I invite you to celebrate this Day in every community and to visit grandparents and the elderly, those who are most alone" said Pope Francis after Sunday’s Angelus and all over the world ...
10 videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the fifth episode of the dialogue between the Holy Father and families
“Marriage is a precious sign. It is an image of God’s love for us. This does not mean that the love spouses have for each other must be perfect… No love is perfect. But the love spouses have ...
The Holy Father’s words after the Angelus
Pope Francis, who was unable to attend the liturgy in St. Peter's in person, wanted to personally greet the grandparents and elderly who had just participated in the celebration of the first Day ...
Liturgy in St. Peter's for the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly
For many of the 2,000 elderly people present in St. Peter's last Sunday, celebrating the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly was the first opportunity for them to leave the forced ...
The official prayer of the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly recited by Pope Francis in a video
In preparation for the upcoming World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life is making a video available in which grandparents and the elderly from all over the ...
X World Meeting of Families
A widespread and multi-centric event. Pope Francis’ video message for the X World Meeting of Families
Together with the video message, the presentation of the official logo
It is Pope Francis himself who is presenting the X World Meeting of Families, to be held from June 22-26, 2022. He does so through a video message, released today and available on Vatican News ...
10 videos Amoris Laetitia
Online the fourth episode of the dialogue between the Holy Father and families
“Love excuses all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Everything! Anything! It is love in spite of everything. To love means to rejoice for others, for their ...
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 ...