A child from Brazil and a woman from Italy are on their way to the altar for having dedicated their lives to Jesus despite of the challenges and sufferings that faced them
On April 6, 2019, the Holy Father approved the decrees of two laypersons, a child and a woman: Nelson Santanta from Brazil and Nuccia Tolomeo from Italy. Both gave a strong testimony of faith and ...
Movements and Associations
Cardinal Kevin Farrell’s message to the 42nd National Convocation of the Renewal in the Holy Spirit is one of encouragement to continue along the path undertaken that has been so fruitful in ...
Putting the Youth Synod into practice: the exhortation Christus vivit and the International Youth Forum
The Apostolic Exhortation Christus vivit, published on 2nd April, invites us to reflect, together with the Holy Father, on the role of all young people in the Church and in today’s society and on each one’s vocation to holiness
The document Christus vivit is yet another gesture of the Holy Father’s love for young people, the gesture of a Pope who allows himself to be inspired by the new generations, recognizing in them the ...
The meetings will be an opportunity to enrich the spirituality and motivation of the young people working for the Holy Father, to set up networks and face together the challenges and hopes of the new generation of employees
The Labour Office of the Apostolic See (“ULSA”), together with the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, is organizing a formation course for young people up to 35 years old working at various ...
Church and sport
On 15th and 16th March the Italian Sports Centre (CSI) held a National Conference in Rome called “Church or Sports?” for the 75th Anniversary of its foundation
Among the events related to its 75th anniversary, the Italian Sports Centre (CSI) held a National Conference on 15th and 16th March attended by the regional and provincial presidents and ...
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, hosted Symposium on the Church & Sport, discussing the document “Giving the best of yourself” and the right for all to have access to sports
On the 7th of March, the Symposium on the Church and Sport, co-sponsored by the Play Like a Champion Educational Series, brought together scholars, American bishops, and Catholic Youth Sport ...
The Commission for the Lay Apostolate of the Spanish Episcopal Conference is working to increase awareness of the lay faithful on their role as missionaries and witnesses of the Gospel in the Church and in Society.
From 14th to 16th February 2020, The Episcopal Commission for the Lay Apostolate of the Spanish Episcopal Conference will hold a conference called "The Church on mission at the service of our ...
“To invite a women to talk about the wounds of the Church is inviting the Church to talk about herself”. These are the words of Pope Francis at the recent meeting on “The Protection of Minors in the Church”
On 8th March Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of our Dicastery, also spoke during the round table at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross on the “role of women in the Church”. During her talk, ...
At the end of the meeting of the National Delegates for Youth Ministry and the University of the European Episcopal Conferences held in Rome last week, a new European symposium on young people was ...
The direction of Society and the Church, according to Pope Francis, requires a new alliance between men and women but equally as urgent – for the Church – is to think of herself with “the categories of a woman”
Last week, invited by the Patriarch of Venice, Marta Rodriguez, an officer of our Dicastery committed to issues regarding women, had meetings with seminarians (“Mary’s Lent”), ...