News

17/01/2019
Young People
Video interview with the Secretary of the Dicastery on the eve of the Panama gathering. Expectations and interrelationship with the Synod on Young People and the next international Forum in June

Just before leaving for Panama, Father Alexandre Awi Mello  answers some questions on the encounter of the young people attending the WYD with the people and the Church of Central America.  ...

15/01/2019
Engaged and Married Couples
The Friars Minor of Umbria and the “Great Mystery” Project: a meeting of pastoral care operators for engaged couples and a course in Nuptial Theology

Two events for a whole week in the home of Saint Francis. First, the 6th meeting for the critical review of marriage preparation courses for couples involving the “Great Mystery” project and the ...

14/01/2019
Dicastery

Expectations related to this now imminent event and above all in relation to Pope Francis’ meeting with the young people from all the continents; how the World Youth Day in Panama can be an ...

10/01/2019
Youth
After the Synod of Bishops and the forthcoming World Youth Day in Panama, the Dicastery for Laity Family and Life has announced that an International Youth Forum is to be convened next June on the reception and continuation of the Synodal journey

On the eve of the World Youth Day (Panama, 22-27 January 2019), the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has announced an initiative related to the impact of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the ...

09/01/2019
Young People
On the eve of the World Youth Day in Panama (22-27 January) preparations for those travelling and initiatives for those remaining

Fifteen bishops and 900 young people; this is the Italian group attending the Panama meeting that will end with the visit of Pope Francis. However, already on January 16th, five hundred young people ...

25/12/2018
Prefect Farrell’s Christmas Greetings

“Are our hearts open wide enough to welcome the words of Christ in our lives?”.  This is what our Prefect, Kevin Farrell asks us all in his video greetings message for Christmas 2018.  “The ...

23/12/2018
Life
From over 40 associations of Christian inspiration a “manifesto” to recognize the value of the unborn child, expressed through pregnancy and motherhood

It is around the principle enshrined  in Article 3 (“Everyone has the right to life”) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – that has recently celebrated its  70th anniversary – that ...

20/12/2018
Panama
In a meeting with journalists, Archbishop Ulloa described the situation a month away from the WYD

Pope Francis will bring to Panama a message of “hope” to the young people of Central America, above all “to those who are victims of violence, those who are forced to emigrate, those who have been ...

19/12/2018
Women
A special report in the newspaper “Avvenire” includes an interview with Marta Rodriguez from our Dicastery

“The issue of space for women within the Church poses the question to the lay faithful that in the ecclesiology of the Lumen gentium and the Magisterium, above all post-conciliar, they are in no way ...

18/12/2018
Local Churches

The national pilgrimage of young Brazilians to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida will take place on 27 April on the theme “Mary, passion for life and for the Lord of life” and will gather ...