Undersecretary Family

Women and the Church
In her speech at the press conference, the Under-Secretary Gabriella Gambino offered a reflection on the 10 women saints who, in their different states of life, have sown the Word of God in the world

On Wednesday February 28, 2024, at the Augustinianum Patristic Institute in Rome, a press conference took place, to present the International Inter-University Congress "Women in the Church. ...

Life
Under-secretary Gambino's video message to the National Pastoral Meeting with the guatemalteche families

  “The pastoral care of life is called to give value to the dignity of every person in every situation and age, as well as to accompany it to fullness”. With these words Professor Gabriella ...

Family Global Compact
More than 130 REDIUF academic members have begun working on family-related challenges

  On November 14, an online meeting organized by REDIUF - International Network of University Institutes for the Family - was held. It brought together more than 130 professors and directors of ...

Life
A reflection by the Undersecretary of the Department, Prof. Gabriella Gambino, on the case of little Indi Gregory

  Published in L'Osservatore Romano is a reflection by Prof. Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, on the story of little Indi Gregory, the ...

Family
Undersecretary Gambino's speech at the meeting of French Catholic Family Associations (AFC) leaders in Rome

  The leaders of the member associations of the Confederation of "Associations familiales Catholiques" (AFC) of France met in Rome from November 7 to 9 to launch the new strategic ...

Children
A delegation of children from France's L'Action Catholique des Enfants and their chaperones visited the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life on the occasion of their meeting with the Holy Father

  More than seven thousand children answered to the Holy Father's invitation to meet him at the Vatican on November 6, 2023, and filled the Paul VI Hall with their voices, songs and colorful ...

Family
Undersecretary Gambino's speech at the National Colombian Meeting on Family Pastoral Care

  “The Church supports the educational mission of the family” This was the theme of the National Meeting of Family Pastoral Care that took place in Colombia where, from Oct. 19 to 21, lay ...

The Pope Video
Starting from the Pope's prayer intention for the month of July, a reflection by the Under-secretary, Gabriella Gambino

  “Let us pray that Catholics place at the centre of their lives the Eucharistic Celebration, which transforms human relationships and opens up an encounter with God and their brothers and ...

Grandparents and the Elderly
An interview with Under-secretary Gambino commenting on the Holy Father's Message for the upcoming World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

    Yesterday Pope Francis' Message for the Third World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, scheduled for July 23 under the theme "His mercy is from age to age" (Lk 1:50), was ...

Family Global Compact
A Global Pact to promote family, marriage, human life presented at the Holy See Press Office and in a webinar

  “A shared program of actions” to establish dialogue between family ministry and family research centers in Catholic universities throughout the world “for the promotion of the family in light ...