Pope Francis has appointed the cardinal to be a member of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
"I am grateful to Pope Francis for the trust he has placed in me through this appointment. I confirm my full readiness to serve the Holy Father and the universal Church. On the occasion of this ...
ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM Clementine Hall Saturday, 22 June 2019 Dear young friends, I am very happy to meet you at the conclusion of ...
Press release from the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
These are the themes chosen by Pope Francis for the three-year World Youth Day itinerary that will culminate with the international event scheduled for 2022 in Lisbon: 35th World Youth Day, 2020 ...
A new stage of this journey is beginning, marked by communion between all the members of the charismatic family
Meeting of Pope Francis with leaders of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal
ADDRESS OF POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF LEADERS OF THE CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL INTERNATIONAL SERVICE - CHARIS Paul VI Audience ...
Meeting with members of the "Istituto Ospedale degli Innocenti" (Hospital of the Innocents) in Florence
Last Friday, during his meeting with members of the Hospital of the Innocents, Pope Francis, spoke about the matter of adoption. Setting aside the speech he had prepared, he made an impromptu ...
La visita del Papa al Villaggio Emanuele
Last Friday, Pope Francis visited – as part of the Mercy Friday pastoral initiative – the “Villagio Emanuele” in the Roman district of Bufalotta, an institution for people with Alzheimer’s. This is ...
Putting the Youth Synod into practice: the exhortation Christus vivit and the International Youth Forum
The Apostolic Exhortation Christus vivit, published on 2nd April, invites us to reflect, together with the Holy Father, on the role of all young people in the Church and in today’s society and on each one’s vocation to holiness
The document Christus vivit is yet another gesture of the Holy Father’s love for young people, the gesture of a Pope who allows himself to be inspired by the new generations, recognizing in them the ...
Unity and fidelity; two matrimonial assets which, before being legal obligations for every Christian marriage, are the epiphany of baptismal faith
It is a very meaningful passage in the speech which Pope Francis gave to the officials and lawyers of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota for the inauguration of the juridical year. The secularization of ...
Thursday. The Pope is here, in Panama and the city woke up today knowing the long wait had finished and the time to meet him had actually come. During the catechesis in the morning, you could feel the ...
On the day the Holy Father arrived in Panama, the WYD was in full swing with the activities of the pilgrim groups: catechesis, meantime, a profitable dialogue among the young people and ...