The Prefect

Video message of Prefect Card. Farrell on the occasion of the 6th Ordinary Assembly of the Network of Latin American University Family Institutes

“In these difficult months, marked by the health, economic, and social emergencies caused by the pandemic, the commitment of the Network to the promotion of studies, research, and formation activities ...

The message of Card. Kevin Farrell at the launch of the Catholic Care for Children International (CCCI) initiative.

Working to build a world in which children are raised in a safe and loving family or within a community that supports them: this is the vision of Catholic Care for Children International (CCCI), an ...

The first of four webinars on the future of sports in the era of COVID-19

“The current situation runs the risk of driving people away from sports, especially young people, and especially all those who live in disadvantaged countries most affected by the economic crisis.” ...

Church and Sport
An online seminar to focus on the values to be upheld in sports after the pandemic

The global health crisis has had an enormous impact on the lives of many and has brought about a new reality which must be faced and lived, and this is also the case within the world of sports. In an ...


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Way of the cross
Conclusive meditation by prefect Kevin Farrell

Dear young people, This evening, we have retraced the painful journey towards the death on the cross that Jesus lived through in the last hours of his earthly life. And we reflected on the human pain ...

Activities of the Dicastery
The meeting with the executive council of the Christian Life Community

The Executive Council of the Christian Life Community, led by President Mauricio Lopez Oropeza, met Prefect Kevin Farrell, Secretary Alexandre Awi Mello and Linda Ghisoni, Undersecretary for the ...

The official presentation of international preparatory catechesis for the Dublin Meeting: lectio and musical itineraries with Maestro Bocelli at the Sagrada Familia

Seven catecheses, one for each month from now until August, combined with as many musical itineraries and videos. This is the Dicastery’s proposal that was presented today in at a press conference in ...