Prefect

WMOF

Preparations are actively being made for the World Meeting of Families that will take place in 2018, in Dublin. On 1 and 2 June, the delegates will arrive in the Irish capital and be welcomed by Msgr. ...

New Families
Family Highlights in Loppiano: 1,000 present and 10,000 contacts. The Gospel is for the family!

At the initiative of the New Family Movement, during these months events, training sessions and several meetings are being held throughout the world to reflect on themes concerning the family and to ...

Ecclesial Movements
The Dicastery’s Prefect letter to the participants of the 40th National Congress of the Renewal in the Holy Spirit

Cardinal Kevin Farrell addressed wishes for abundant spiritual fruits, assuring them of his blessing and prayer, to the participants of the National Congress of the Groups and Communities belonging to ...

Ontario
Visit ad Limina of the Catholic Bishops' Assembly of Ontario

“We have to take care of real families and not the ideal ones we have in our minds.” This statement was at the heart of the exchange that took place in the office of the Dicastery for the Laity, ...

The Vigil

In the Roman basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere, where several thousands of people had gathered, Card. Farrell presided the Vigil in memory of the contemporary martyrs, an event that the Community ...

Towards Dublin

Today the letter of invitation to the IX World Meeting of Families, scheduled to be held in Dublin from 21 to 26 August 2018, was presented in the Press Room of the Holy See. In the letter addressed ...

Interview

For nearly forty years now, the Church in Italy has been celebrating the National Day for Life on the first Sunday of February. This year, on 29 January 2017, the newspaper Avvenire, in the supplement ...

  The parish that Pope Francis has assigned to Card. Farrell is in the suburbs: it is, in fact, the last parish of the diocese of Rome, located a few meters beyond San Giuliano Martyr Church in ...

On August 15, 2016 the Holy Father has named  His Excellency Msgr. Kevin Farrell, Bishop of Dallas, Prefect of the newly established Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life. H.E. Mgr. Kevin ...