Formation of the Laity

As stated in the Apostolic Constitution "Praedicate Evangelium," the Dicastery “studies issues relating to cooperation between the laity and ordained ministers in virtue of their baptism and the diversity of charisms and ministries, in order to foster in both an awareness of co-responsibility for the life and mission of the Church” (Art. 132).

Its carries out its tasks in close collaboration with the Commissions for the Laity of the Bishops' Conferences in order to foster greater awareness of this lay responsibility that stems from Baptism and Confirmation. By promoting initiatives and best practices, through the Laityinvolved platform, and organizing conferences on the promotion and formation of the laity at the international level, the Dicastery engages in the promotion and formation of the laity on a daily basis.







A friend of the youth, he was President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

  During the Audience granted on November 8 to Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints, the Supreme Pontiff authorized the same Dicastery to promulgate the ...

The fourth podcast of the series produced by the Dicastery addresses the theme of the lay apostolate

    The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life's Laityfamilylife podcast series continues with the fourth episode that is dedicated to an in-depth study on the theme “The Lay Apostolate”. The ...