Undersecretary Life

Webinar presentation of the Perinatal Hospice of the Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli of Rome

  On Friday, March 25, 2022, a Webinar was held at the Policlinico Gemelli of Rome to present the Clinical Care Pathway for maternity with high-risk and/or terminal fetal diseases (Perinatal ...

Forum Amoris Laetitia
Summary of the second day of the Amoris Laetitia Forum

  The second day of the Forum "Where are we with Amoris Laetitia? Strategies for the pastoral application of Pope Francis' Exhortation" was entirely devoted to the formation of carers ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...