Movements and Communities

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 ...

Associations and Movements
Giving themselves to God in the service of the Church and all the suffering and outcast, thereby making hope visible around the world

  From Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, around 1,000 people, who belong to the faithful association, Família da Esperança, came from various countries around the world to participate in a pilgrimage to Rome ...

Associations and movements
An insight into the meaning of the statutes for an association that is recognized by the Church

  The statutes of an associations are a "guarantee for safeguarding the charism" that generated them. A statutory text reflects and guards the life and charism typical of an ...

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 ...

Associations and movements
Theme of the Meeting: Apostolicity, the heart of movements' identity

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the first World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities, organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity, which concluded with a ...

The Pope's Video
The Pope's video of the month of May to pray for ecclesial movements and groups

  Ecclesial movements “are a treasure in the Church”: they speak “different languages” and “they seem different, but it is their creativity that creates these differences.” This is how Pope ...

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 ...

Associations and movements
Prefect Farrell's words during his visit to the Shalom Community in Brazil

“Each one of you must learn how to 'be with Jesus' above all things. You must know how to find the appropriate time and way to stay in the Lord's company. Only those who have learned to ‘be with ...

Associations and Movements
The Prefect Card. Farrell delivered the Decree to members of the presidency

  During a ceremony that took place in the Dicastery's Aula Magna, the Decree by which the International Community of the Divine Savior was granted recognition as an International Association of ...

New communities
Prefect Farrell's address during the Course for the Bishops of Brazil

  The new communities are "a resource and a great potential" because they "can offer their members paths for evangelization and catechesis, of first proclamation, of Christian ...