Prefect

Women
Statement by Cardinal Kevin Farrell on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25, 2023)

  On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, Card. Kevin Farrell, emphasized the importance ...

Associations and Movements
The organism’s General Assembly was held prior to the event in the Paul VI Hall where Pope Francis spoke

  It has now been more than four years since the founding of CHARIS, the body erected by the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life to serve the current of grace of the Catholic Charismatic ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
Pope Francis' missionary mandate and the two next appointments with young people

  Being transfigured, enlightened, by the encounter with the Lord.  Pope Francis' mandate to the world's 1.5 million young people coincides with the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, ...

Grandparents and Elderly - Youth
Dialogue between generations and the theme of the visitation will be the focus of the two celebrations

  The Holy Father's calendar of appointments for the current month of July and the upcoming month of August was released today. There are three appointments and at least two involve events ...

Associations and Movements
The annual meeting with the moderators

  One hundred and fifty participants and eighty-five ecclesial associations were represented at the Annual Meeting with moderators of the international associations of the faithful, ecclesial ...

Family Global Compact
A Global Pact to promote family, marriage, human life presented at the Holy See Press Office and in a webinar

  “A shared program of actions” to establish dialogue between family ministry and family research centers in Catholic universities throughout the world “for the promotion of the family in light ...

Plenary Assembly
After the greeting by Card. Farrell, the Holy Father's address to the participants in the 2nd Plenary Assembly of the Dicastery

  "You are a 'popular' Dicastery, I would say, and this is beautiful! Remember: never lose this characteristic of closeness to the women and men of our time. Closeness, I emphasize ...

Plenary Assembly
Cardinal Kevin Farrell's Address to the Holy Father

  We publish the Address to the Holy Father Francis by the Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Cardinal Kevin Farrell, on the occasion of the Holy Father' Audience to the ...

Charis
An agenda from the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services to celebrate 2000 years from Christ's death and resurrection

  A work agenda to plan a path toward 2033: missions, events and celebrations for the 2000th anniversary of Christ's death and resurrection. This is the proposal of Charis, the International ...

Events
Prefect Farrell's keynote address at the opening of the Conference for Presidents and Representatives of Episcopal Commissions for the Laity

  Starting from today until Saturday, Feb. 18, the International Conference "Pastors and Lay Faithful Called to Go Forward Together," organized by the Dicastery for Laity, Family and ...