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WYD
From the 25th of February to the 25th of April, a 12-week social campaign to rediscover the relevance of the Pope's letter to young people and keep alive the experience of World Youth Days

  This year, the Church celebrates the five-year anniversary of the publication of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Christus Vivit. On the 25th of March 2019 in fact, Pope Francis signed ...

WYD
Chagas: continuation of the Youth Synod, WYD in Central America was a great experience of listening

    On 27 January 2019, some 700,000 young people from around the world gathered at Campo San Juan Pablo II in Panama City for the Mass that concluded an intense and profound week of ...

Youth
A presentation of future projects for and with young people, including GenFest 2024

  The Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Dr Gleison De Paula Souza, together with officials from the youth area of the Dicastery, welcomed the group from the International ...

Youth
In Argentina, the beatification of the cardinal who was President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

    The Church in Argentina, and with it the universal Church, joyfully celebrates the beatification of Cardinal Eduardo Francisco Pironio this Saturday, 16 December, 2023. We publish a ...

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, ...

#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 ...

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 ...

WYD
An invitation to the youth to share words of hope amongst their friends

  On the day of the Solemnity of Christ the King, November 26, 2023, the Church celebrates the World Youth Day in the Particular Churches. On this day, various events will be organized in many ...

WYD
Pope Francis marks the beginning of a two-year cycle on the theme of hope that will prepare young people for the Jubilee of 2025

  The Holy Father's Message to the youth for the XXXVIII World Youth Day to be celebrated in particular Churches around the world on the Solemnity of Christ the King, November 26, 2023, is ...