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21/02/2020
Appointments
Pope Francis appoints Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Cardinal Imeri, Bishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala as member of the Dicastery

On February 21st, the Holy See Press office released a statement of Pope Francis’ appointment of Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Cardinal Imeri, Bishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala as member of the Dicastery ...

17/02/2020
Associations and Movements
The message of Pope Francis for the centenary of the birth of Chiara Lubich

Charisms are “gifts of the Spirit,” and “therefore it is good, even for bishops, to place themselves always anew at the school of the Holy Spirit.” And so Pope Francis, in a message read by Cardinal ...

10/02/2020
Laity

The prophetic vision of St. Vincent Pallotti on the role of the laity in carrying out his program of revitalizing the faith was the focus of the homily given by the Secretary of our Dicastery, Father ...

03/02/2020
Life

“To renew the commitment to guard and protect human life from its beginnings to its natural end”: this is the wish that Pope Francis reiterated, in yesterday’s Angelus, recalling the Day for Life ...

31/01/2020
Elderly
The message of the Holy Father in audience with participants in the first international conference on the pastoral care of the elderly, “The Richness of Many Years of Life”

“When we think of the elderly and speak of them, especially in the pastoral dimension, we must learn to modify the verbs a little. There is not only the past, as if for the elderly there exists only ...

30/01/2020
Elderly
The third and final session of the first international conference “The Richness of Many Years of Life”

Opening the third and last session of the conference on the pastoral care of the elderly, which took place at the Augustinianum, Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça, archivist and libraian of the Holy ...

30/01/2020
Elderly
The second session of the first international conference, “The Richness of Many Years of Life”

“The juxtaposition of the elderly and the family is fundamental for understanding the phenomenon of aging in a population that is ever more numerous, provided that it is clarified that when we speak ...

29/01/2020
Elderly
The first international conference for the pastoral care of the elderly begins today at the Augustinianum

“The pastoral care of the elderly is something new. We must start a process and set up a dialogue which can only be but a rough draft,” in that “our task in these days is to ask ourselves what the ...

28/01/2020
#Panama2019
The Catholic Church in Panama celebrates the first anniversary of World Youth Day

“A year after celebrating this wonderful World Youth Day, we can say that this small seed has grown and is bearing much fruit.” So says José Ulloa Mendieta, Archbisop of Panama, underscording that one ...

28/01/2020
The Richness of Many Years of Life
The first International Conference on the pastoral care of the elderly begins tomorrow

“The conference of the next few days is only the first step in a journey which we imagine will not be a short one; it shows that within the Church there is quite a great number of people who wish the ...