Undersecretary Family

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
Academic and pastoral events in the United States, Chile, and Guatemala

Since the Holy Father first opened the “Amoris Laetitia Family Year,” preparations for many events focused on deepening an appreciation for the Apostolic Exhortation—which celebrated its fifth ...

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
Press conference to present the Amoris Laetitia Family Year

A press conference to mark the start of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year, which will begin on 19 March, the Solemnity of St Joseph and the fifth anniversary of the publication of the apostolic ...

Gabriella Gambino gives a talk at a COMECE seminar on The elderly and the future of Europe

On 1 March, Professor Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, took part in a webinar on the subject of “The Elderly and the Future of Europe”. It was held on an ...

The joy of familial love at the center of the initiatives for the “Amoris Laetitia Family Year”, the address of Undersecretary Gambino to the meeting of FAFCE

This past 27 January, Dr. Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life, met online with members of FAFCE (Federazione delle Associazioni Familiari Cattoliche ...

The address of Undersecretary Gambino in “Vita Pastorale,” commenting on the 15th Cisf report

“The Church can rethink the pastoral care of the family with courage and a creativity capable of making it correspond to the needs of reality. The point is to rethink the assumptions of what can ...

The address of Undersecretary Gambino to the national meeting of family pastoral workers of Mexico

“The events surrounding the pandemic have asked us to come to a stop, but we can confidently read this standstill as an opportunity to [...] understand how to be a Church that seeks to walk with ...

Pope Francis
In the “Pope Video” for October, the missionary month, Pope Francis calls for the promotion of greater integration of the lay faithful, especially women, in areas of responsibility in the Church

The Pope Video for October has just been published, revealing the intention that Pope Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (which includes ...

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The address of Undersecretary Gambino at the presentation of the Letter on the care of persons in critical and terminal phases of life

First of all, “the vulnerability of every human being, body and spirit, mysterious marked by the desire for infinite love for which he has been destined from all eternity”; secondly, “the principle ...

The video message of Undersecretary Gambino in preparation for “the Economy of Francis”

The nuclear family, with the stability and security it affords its members, must be supported by the State, insofar as the nuclear family as an institution is the foundation of society. That is, it ...

Messages from the Episcopal Conferences of Spain, Portugal, and Canada

The Covid-19 pandemic is hitting the elderly particularly hard. In fact, the vast majority of recorded deaths have been among people over seventy years of age, and in particular among those who, ...