Associations of Lay Faithful

Associations and Movements
The Neocatechumenal Way visiting the Dicastery

  The initiator of the Neocatechumenal Way, Kiko Argüello, together with Father Mario Pezzi and María Ascensión Romero, members of the International Team, were received on a visit by the Prefect ...

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 ...

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 ...

#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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Associations and movements
The passing of the Foundress of the Comunità Cenacolo

  On the night of Aug. 3, Mother Elvira Petrozzi, Foundress of the Comunità Cenacolo, left this world and the work she began, forty years after opening her first home. The Dicastery remembers her ...

Associations and Movements
Decree presented to the President and Founders

  During a ceremony that took place in the Aula Magna of the Dicastery on Monday, June 26, the Decree by which the Via Pacis Association obtained confirmation of recognition as an international ...

Pubblications
A LEV publication with the proceedings of the last annual meeting of associations of the faithful and Church movements

  The Libreria Editrice Vaticana published the proceedings of the Annual Meeting sponsored by the Dicastery last year with the moderators of associations of the faithful, ecclesial movements and ...

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 ...