Synod

20/05/2022
Persons with disabilities
The contribution of persons with disabilities to the Synod on Synodality

  An online listening session, lasting about two hours, was held yesterday afternoon on the theme "The Church is your home. The contribution of people with disabilities to the Synod on ...

20/04/2022
Synod 2021-2023
Ideas for embarking on the synodal process with families published

  Families wish to walk along the synodal path as pastoral and ecclesial subjects, giving their contribution with their own experience of joy and suffering to the mission of the Church. ...

25/01/2022
Youth
Members of the International Youth Advisory Body remind their participation in the opening session of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality

  We had an opportunity to raise our voices as young people and be a part of synodality in the Universal Church. This experience will forever be in our hearts and has inspired greatly our work in ...

14/09/2021
Youth
The theological and pastoral value of listening, the theme of Fr. João Chagas' address to the young Ukrainians

  From 10 to 13 September, Fr. João Chagas, head of the Youth Office of our Dicastery visited Ukraine and participated in the "Wind of Hope" Youth Festival, promoted by the Youth ...

25/09/2020
Youth
The International Youth Advisory Body holds its second virtual meeting

After weeks of sharing and discernment, twenty members of the International Youth Advisory Body met for the second time with the Secretary and the Youth Office of our Dicastery. During the meeting, ...

08/12/2018
After the Synod
In a Roman parish, the Synod Father, Monsignor Frisina recounted his experiences

“Accompany young people, walk beside them in their history, enter into their dynamics as Saint Giovanni Bosco preached”. It was in this way that Monsignor Marco Frisina, Synod Father and Choir ...

10/11/2018
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A few days after the end of the Youth Synod, the Vicariate of Rome has proposed a meeting on the recent experience of ecclesial communion

Today, the Cardinal Vicar, Angelo De Donatis will recount his experience of the Synod at the Pontifical Major Roman Seminary during a meeting called “After the Synod, the Challenge in Educating the ...

30/10/2018
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The Synod Meeting focussing on young people has ended; the homily of Pope Francis, the Final Document, the Bishops’ Letter.

Three parts, 12 chapters, 167 paragraphs, 60 pages, this is the composition of the Final Document of the XV General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “  Young People, the Faith and ...

27/10/2018
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We have chosen some ‘pearls’ on the three parts of the Instrumentum laboris from the “small groups” which show the unique connection between the family pastoral mission and that of young people. Above ...

21/10/2018
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The statements of our Secretary, Alexandre Awi Mello and Father João Chagas on the Synod in progress

Kevin Farrell, Prefect,  Alexandre Awi Mello, Secretary and Father Joao Chagas from the Youth Office of the Dicastery are all attending the Synod of Young People on the matter of “Young People, ...