On September 29 and 30, 2022, an International Summit on Sport will be held at the Vatican in response to Pope Francis' call on the social, educational and spiritual importance of sport.

  On September 29 and 30, 2022, in the New Synod Hall at the Vatican, the International Summit "Sport for All: Cohesive, Accessible and Tailored to each Person" will be held, promoted ...

He has passed away at the age of 76. He was a close collaborator with the Dicastery

  On Wednesday, February 16, we learned of the death of our beloved Prof. Norbert Müller, a member of the former Pontifical Council for the Laity from 2008 to 2016 and a close collaborator with ...

The head of the Church and Sport office at the symposium on the future of sport organized at the International Olympic Academy

  From November 10 -14, a symposium entitled "Epos, Ethos, Paideia, Polis: rethinking the sport of the future together" took place in Olympia, Greece. At the headquarters of the ...

Acknowledgement of the Dicastery's work in promoting faith and values through sport

  On October 1st, the President of the Retina d'Oro, Mauro Rufini together with Sports Director, Giampiero Caneschi, presented the "Special 2021 Retina d'Oro Award" to the Dicastery for ...

The Head of the Church and Sport Office to "Tout est lié", the CEF’s online magazine, on the occasion of the "Season of Creation 2021".

Last August, the French Bishops' Conference (CEF) magazine Tout est lié published an interview to Santiago Pérez de Camino, Head of the Dicastery's Church and Sport Office. In the interview, Pérez de ...

The first meeting of the online working group held on 6 April

For the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which the United Nations has established as 16 April, the French Episcopal Conference organized a webinar to ...

At the conclusion of the webinar series on sports and the pandemic, reflections and proposals for the future

The first webinar of the COVID era, which was organized by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life in collaboration with the John Paul II Foundation for Sport, has come to a successful ...

The final session of the webinar series dedicated to the future of sports in this time of COVID

“Proposals for a better restart” was the theme of the concluding session in a webinar series on sports held by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life. This webinar was focused on the ...


“Inclusive sports” was the theme of the penultimate webinar session on sports organized by our Dicastery in collaboration with the John Paul II Foundation for Sport. Cristina Gangemi, director of the ...

The second webinar in a series designed to encourage the best “restart” of sports in society

“Giving the best of oneself: sports as a model for life”: the Document prepared by the Dicastery in 2018 was a common thread in the second of four webinars on sports hosted in collaboration ...