Undersecretary Life

06/03/2021
Elderly
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 ...

02/02/2021
Life
An article by Undersecretary Gabriella Gambino on the value of human life

A reoccurring theme in the international news cycle are the dramatic cases of persons in critical—but not terminal—condition who, following decisions made by doctors and the civil courts but contrary ...

08/10/2020
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 ...

01/10/2020
Elderly
Publication of the e-book: “The Richness of Many Years of Life”

After launching the campaign “Every senior is your grandparent - #SendYourHug,” which has had an incredible resonance throughout the world, the e-book “The Richness of Many Years of Life,” a ...

22/09/2020
Samaritanus bonus
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 ...

31/07/2020
Family
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 ...

19/06/2020
Laudato si’
The role of families and young people in the application of the Encyclical promoting an integral ecology

Family, life, and young people are some of the main themes in a document titled: “Journeying towards care of our common home—five years after Laudato Si’,” presented in the Sala Stampa and discussed ...

29/05/2020
Life
The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online

The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website and on ...

18/05/2020
St. John Paul II
On the centenary of his birth, Undersecretary Gambino highlights the relevance of Pope Wojtyła’s message on family and life

“The Magisterium of St. John Paul II—with his letter to children, his letter to women, his unforgettable catechesis on human love and marriage, and on the indispensable role of fathers and mothers—was ...

19/12/2019
Elderly
The message of the Holy Father to the National Association of Elderly Workers

“When the Pope speaks of the elderly, he speaks of the future and of their valuable role in the Church and in society. This affirms us in our choice to organize the first international conference on ...