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Associations and Movements
Invitation to stand at the crossroad of today with the same confidence and generous attitude as Mary

    On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the foundation, on last December 7, Pope Francis received the group leaders of the Focolare Movement - the Work of Mary, accompanied by the ...

Youth Ministry
Sharing the synod experience and the promotion of youth leadership

  Thirty-three priests, diocesan assistants of the Polish Catholic Youth Association (Katolickiego Stowarzyszenia Młodzieży - KSM), one of the largest and oldest youth associations in Poland, ...

Local Churches
Initiatives of CELAM and the Bishops' Conference of Chile for the protection of minors and vulnerable persons in the ecclesial context

    Comparing approaches and exchanging experiences, in order to understand the current situation in the Latin American Church in the area of abuse prevention, and to discover effective ways ...

#laityfamilylife
Our fifth podcast presents “Keys to Bioethics”, a manual to explore some of the most topical issues in bioethics

  The fifth of the six podcasts produced by the Dicastery is now available online in Italian and English. The theme is “Keys to Bioethics” an e-book downloadable on smartphones. Several bioethics ...

Associations and Movements
Three thousand participants in the United Arab Emirates for CHARIS' fifth local gathering

    From December 1 to Sunday, December 3, the 5th Convention of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal organized by the CHARIS  National Service of Communion of the United Arab Emirates is ...

IYAB
A private and moving moment to conclude the mandate of the first members of the Advisory Body

  Recently, at the conclusion of their final meeting after a four-year period of activity, the members of the International Youth Advisory Body (IYAB) met with the Holy Father in an informal ...

IYAB
Created from the request of the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the IYAB celebrates four years of service and collaboration with the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

    From November 25-27, 2023, the fourth and final meeting of the first group of young consultants appointed to the International Youth Advisory Body (IYAB), an advisory body attached to ...

Ad Limina
November: Meetings with Asian and African bishops

  It has been 10 years since the young Sri Lankan Bishops’ Conference visited Rome for the Visit ad Limina Apostolorum. While rejoicing at this return, the bishops also recalled the long and ...

Life
Under-secretary Gambino's video message to the National Pastoral Meeting with the guatemalteche families

  “The pastoral care of life is called to give value to the dignity of every person in every situation and age, as well as to accompany it to fullness”. With these words Professor Gabriella ...

Dicastery
The Church's universal face in the newly-appointed members who join those in office

  The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed ad quinquennium as Members of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life: H.E. Msgr. Josep Ángel Saiz Meneses – Archbishop of Seville (Spain); Rev. Fr. ...