Publications

Amoris Laetitia Family Year
The document has been published, “Catechumenal itineraries for married life. Pastoral guidelines for particular Churches"

  The document is an initiative of the "Amoris Laetitia Family Year" and responds to the Holy Father's desire to offer new paths for preparation for the sacrament of marriage. "The ...

Synod 2021-2023
Ideas for embarking on the synodal process with families published

  Families wish to walk along the synodal path as pastoral and ecclesial subjects, giving their contribution with their own experience of joy and suffering to the mission of the Church. ...

Associations and Movements
Published the proceedings of the meeting with the moderators of the associations held on September 16, 2021

  A volume awaited by many has seen the light of day, containing the text of the general Decree on mandates of government in associations of the faithful - promulgated on June 11, 2021 - and the ...

Rosary for the Family
A new initiative of the "Amoris Laetitia Family" Year, in collaboration with the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network

  Praying the Holy Rosary is a special time to share with family members and other families. In the year of St. Joseph, praying the Rosary as a family is also a concrete way of obtaining a ...

Rosary for engaged couples
Did you know that, in the Year of St. Joseph, a Plenary Indulgence is being offered to families and engaged couples?

In the Year of St. Joseph, a Decree issued by the Apostolic Penitentiary on December 8, 2020 on the granting of Indulgences states that the special gift of a Plenary Indulgence will be granted under ...

Guidelines WYD
The guidelines approved by the Holy Father are an encouragement for the whole Church to give a new impetus to the youth day celebrated in the local realities

  An experience of faith and vocational discernment, a personal encounter between pastors and young people (not only those involved in the life of the Church), an opportunity to discover and put ...

Elderly
Publication of the e-book: “The Richness of Many Years of Life”

After launching the campaign “Every senior is your grandparent - #SendYourHug,” which has had an incredible resonance throughout the world, the e-book “The Richness of Many Years of Life,” a ...

Life
The proceedings of the International Conference on medically fragile newborn life are now online

  The ebook of the collected proceedings of the international conference “Yes to Life! Taking care of the precious gift of life in all its frailty” are available for free online, on our website ...

Books
The doctoral thesis of Secretary Awi Mello investigates Pope Francis’ thought and practice in regard to popular Marian piety and devotions

“María-Iglesia: Madre del pueblo misionero”: is the title of the thesis for the Ph.D in Mariology recently awarded to Father Alexandre Awi Mello, Secretary of our Dicastery at the Inernational Marian ...

#Synod2018

The Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has provided the Synod Fathers, gathered together in Rome at this time,  with a set of the reports presented by the Ecclesial Movements on the ...