Undersecretary Life

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 ...

Interview with our new officer, Leonardo Nepi, an expert in law and bioethics

The Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has welcomed a new member to its team.  This is Leonardo Nepi, 38 years old, from Arezzo, married and the father of a three-year old daughter. Can you ...

Undersecretary Gambino’s message to the International Seminar on Rare Diseases

“Medicine cannot be reduced to a mere technological exercise of knowledge and scientific and professional skills, or to protocols and guidelines agreed on among interested parties. Instead, it ...

Young people and affectivity
In the context of Family Week, a convention was held in Rome on affectivity and sexuality attended by Undersecretary Gambino

To focus on the “integral education” of young people, to accompany them in  understanding their identity as an individual composed of body and soul called upon to live their relationships with ...

Lecture at a seminar at the Pontifical Lateran University

“We need educators who have the courage of the truth and know how to accompany young people in their personal and vocational discernment. Another fundamental aspect is the need to make young people ...

Vatican News interviews the Undersecretary for the Section of Life, Gabriella Gambino, on the commitment of the laity and of women serving the Holy See

“Putting the fragility in all the dimensions of human existence back into the center”—this is one of the priorities highlighted by Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, ...

The first interview with the undersecretary of the section for life, Gabriella Gambino: “Giving birth in a horizon of freedom and responsibility, aware of the inviolable value of every human life”

“It seems urgent to me for us, especially in the Church, to work not only to succeed in educating women in their bioethical profile and to make them aware of the challenges they must recognize in ...

Associations and Movements
The Dicastery received the visit of the permanent committee of the Conference that will send a young representative to the pre-Synod to held in Rome from 19 to 24 March

A few days ago, the Dicastery received the visit of the members of the permanent committee of the International Catholic Conference of Scouting (ICCS), the organization that unites the leaders of the ...