Undersecretary Life

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 ...

17/12/2019
Family
Undersecretary Gambino at the presentation of the Message for the 53rd World Day of Peace

“To return the family to the center of our attention, since it is the heart of the development and promotion of a pedagogy of peace.” These are the words of Undersecretary Gabriella Gambino, speaking ...

15/11/2019
Elderly
Message of Undersecretary Gambino to the pastoral care of families conference of Guatemala

“If we want to protect and defend life, we must protect the elderly and work together to create networks of presence and human and Christian solidarity around them. Caring for the elderly is caring ...

06/06/2019
Card. Elio Sgreccia
The words of Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery, in memory of the Cardinal who died yesterday aged 91

“He left us on the eve of his 91st birthday, Cardinal Elio Sgreccia, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Academy for Life, an eminent Catholic bioethicist who made a fundamental contribution to the ...

24/05/2019
International Conference

The second day of Yes to Life, with Amy Kuebelbeck as conference moderator, was dedicated to international aspects.  There were testimonials and reports given by Ukraine, United States, France ...

23/05/2019
#YestoLife
400 people from 70 different countries participated in the first day of the Conference

This morning the work of the Conference “Yes to life!  Taking care of the precious gift of life in its frailness” began. This was an important event for the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life ...

25/12/2018
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 ...

06/12/2018
Dicastery
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 ...