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Ad Limina
The ad Limina visits of the Italian bishops began in January

  The sixteen regional jurisdictions which make up the Italian Bishops' Conference have started to meet, one by one, with Pope Francis and the Dicasteries of the Roman Curia. The last time the ...

Associations and Movements
Communion, Fraternity among Peoples, and Service: Scouts and their Educational Methods

  The Secretary of the Dicastery, Mr. Gleison de Paula Souza, welcomed the Federal Bureau of the International Union of Guides and Scouts of Europe (UIGSE-FSE). Mr. Gleison de Paula Souza was ...

WYD
Chagas: continuation of the Youth Synod, WYD in Central America was a great experience of listening

    On 27 January 2019, some 700,000 young people from around the world gathered at Campo San Juan Pablo II in Panama City for the Mass that concluded an intense and profound week of ...

Associations and Movements

    The number of international associations of the faithful and other entities recognised by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has risen to 117. Last Friday, a ceremony was held ...

Family and Life
A digital brochure collecting pastoral tools for dioceses, parishes and ecclesial movements

          The website of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has been enriched with a new page collecting all the tools for the pastoral care of Family and Life, ...

Youth
A presentation of future projects for and with young people, including GenFest 2024

  The Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Dr Gleison De Paula Souza, together with officials from the youth area of the Dicastery, welcomed the group from the International ...

Christmas 2023
A meditation for the Christmas Season by the Prefect of the Dicastery, Card. Farrell

  Dear friends, A few days ago, the Holy Father extended an invitation to us when he said, “Let us value silence, sobriety and listening. May Mary, Virgin of silence, help us to love the desert ...

#laityfamilylife
De Paula Souza: “A project to enrich reflection on the issues being addressed by our Dicastery”

  Today’s podcast concludes the #laityfamilylife Podcast series. The topics discussed in the series include the service provided by the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life with pastoral ...

Dicastery

  The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed as Consultors of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life: Reverend Monsignor Simone Renna, Under-Secretary of the Dicastery for the Clergy; Reverend ...

Youth
In Argentina, the beatification of the cardinal who was President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

    The Church in Argentina, and with it the universal Church, joyfully celebrates the beatification of Cardinal Eduardo Francisco Pironio this Saturday, 16 December, 2023. We publish a ...