Laity

05/01/2018
Dicastery
The meeting of Father Chagas with Fr. Fornos and Fr. Ramirez of the Apostolate of Prayer at the General Curia of the Jesuits

A few days ago, Father João Chagas, head of our Dicastery’s Youth Office, met with Fr. Frédéric Fornos and Fr. Luis Ramirez, respectively director and assistant of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network ...

28/12/2017
Associations and Movements
At the Dicastery, a meeting with the international delegation of the International Military Apostolate

A few days ago, the Secretary Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello, together with the officials in charge of ecclesial aggregations Mr. Philip Milligan and Fr. Giovanni Buontempo met representatives of the AMI ...

19/12/2017
WYD
A meeting with the organizing committee at the Dicastery. Archbishop Ulloa to young people: “Participate in the preparation of the Day”

“This World Youth Day will be very Marian and Central American.” The Secretary, Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello voiced this anticipation at the end of a meeting that took place a few days ago at our Dicastery ...

11/12/2017
Activities of the Dicastery
The visit of Gordian Godenus of the Family Business Network, one of the protagonists of the Dublin World Meeting of Families

A few days ago, the delegate of our Dicastery’s Family and Life Section, Msgr. Carlos Simon Vazquez, met Gordian Godenus, coordinator of the initiative “Vocation of the Business Leader: Reflections ...

26/11/2017
Local Churches
Starting today a year will be dedicated to events and reflection to stimulate and encourage lay people in the mission of the “outgoing Church”

The Year of the Laity opens today, 26 November, Solemnity of Christ the King. The Church in Brazil will be actively engaged in this initiative until 25 November 2018. The theme chosen to promote the ...

23/11/2017
Women’s Office

Among the activities of the Women's Office of the Dicastery, there were two meetings this week. In Rome, the office head, Marta Rodriguez, attended a formation session of the World Union for Catholic ...

21/11/2017
Uruguay
The Ad Limina Visit of the Bishops of a Latin American country that is facing a serious process of accelerated secularization

The challenges that the Uruguayan Church is called to face are not so different from those of most Western countries, but their influence on the society and its culture is so strong that Uruguay has ...

14/11/2017
WYD 2019
Panama continues organizing the event and expects the arrival of over 20,000 volunteers

The WYD cross and the icon of Mary “Salus Populi Romani” continue their pilgrimage through the countries of Central America and, after visiting Mexico and Cuba—where meetings and celebrations were ...

21/09/2017
Young People
Areas Affected by the Earthquake Among the Stages of the Pilgrimage of the World Youth Day Symbols

While Mexico digs into the rubble and weeps over those who died a few days ago in the tragic earthquake, the Pilgrimage of the World Youth Day symbols continues. It is significant that at a time of ...

19/09/2017
Bolivia
Ad Limina Visit of Bolivia’s Bishops

“We must highlight and value what makes our youth good. Bolivian young people are good and courageous. They engage in volunteer work and evangelization!” This is how the Bolivian Bishops, on their Ad ...