Cardinal Farrell “this is the first fruits of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year"
As announced today after the Angelus, Pope Francis has decided to institute a Church-wide celebration of a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Starting this year, it will be held on the ...
With an Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio dated 10 January 2021, the Holy Father has modified canon 230 §1 of the Code of Canon Law, which now allows for the admission of women into the instituted ...
Starting today, French and Spanish translations of the proceedings of the first international conference on the pastoral care of the elderly are available for free online
The first international conference on the pastoral care of the elderly was an important ecclesial moment during which the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life—as Card. Farrell observed in his ...
Caring for every wounded man, woman, child, and elderly person
A new “social encyclical” has the goal of promoting a world-wide aspiration towards fraternity and social friendship based on a common belonging to the human family, and thus on recognizing ourselves ...
Launch of the campaign “The elderly are your grandparents” Use the inventiveness of love: make phone or video calls, listen to them!
It is possible to reduce the isolation felt by elderly people while also strictly observing health guidelines for Covid-19. The pandemic has hit the elderly particularly hard and it has disconnected ...
The video message with the Holy Father’s prayer intentions for July is shared through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network
While the pandemic continues to be a scourge on many parts of the world, the Holy Father has not forgotten families, recalling how they are “the foundation of society, […] the most suitable structure ...
Pope Francis includes the Cardinal among the members of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
“I express my gratitude to Pope Francis for the trust placed in me. I renew my commitment to be fully available to the service of the Holy Father and of the universal Church; and I offer up, on the ...
The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online
The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website and on ...
A video message given by the Holy Father on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of St John Paul II
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of St John Paul II, Pope Francis sent a video message to the young people of Poland. In this message, he also mentioned the 2016 WYD which ...
In “La Civiltà Cattolica,” a review of the book written by Secretary of the Dicastery Fr. Awi Mello
Distinguishing (and helping the universal Church recognize and imbue its life with) the “Marian aroma” which emanates from Bergoglio who, profoundly marked by the presence of Mary, let himself be ...