The Prefect

24/06/2020
Movements and associations
Cardinal Farrell’s video message on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of “Couples for Christ”

“You are important for the life of the Church today: you are called to offer a great testimony to the modern world, a world which suffers from maladies such as individualism, which leads us to looking ...

19/06/2020
Appointments
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 ...

09/06/2020
Life
Cardinal Farrell’s medidation at the prayer vigil for peaceful coexistence in the United States of America

“Since its birth, our nation has been multicultural, multiethnic, and multireligious. It was established on the foundations of: the equality of all men, the inalienable rights to life and liberty ...

19/03/2020
Family

« The Lord’s presence dwells in real and concrete families, with all their daily troubles and struggles, joys and hopes » (Amoris Laetitia, 315). In the Church we’ve a hidden treasure: the family. The ...

03/03/2020
Elderly
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.

   

18/02/2020
Laity
Cardinal Farrell in Spain for the National Congress of the Laity

From 14 to 16 February, the Spanish bishops’ conference’s Commission for the Secular Apostolate held its National Congress for the Laity in Madrid, on the theme of “The People of God reaching out.” ...

27/01/2020
Ad limina

In recent weeks, various groups of American bishops in Rome on their ad limina visits stopped by the Dicastery. The spoke to us of a laity that is generous and which actively participates in the life ...

23/01/2020
Elderly
Interview with Prefect Card. Farrell on the Conference which will bring together 550 participants from 60 countries

In the Church, the elderly have at times been forgotten, or considered somewhat of a burden, even while “they should be co-protagonists, by virtue of their immense experience, thanks to their many ...

16/01/2020
CHARIS

Currently, the Prefect Card. Kevin Farrell is in Recife, Brazil, for the first International Conference for Leaders of the Charismatic Community. The Cardinal will first address the Charismatic ...

02/12/2019
After the Synod

“Listening to these people, who fight to know God, was one of the best experiences of my life […] The Church of the Amazon is a very lively Church, strong with a local population that gathers to ...