News from the Dicastery

  • Registration for the courses offered at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute opens on June 1st
    “Deepening the knowledge of the truth about marriage and the family, in the light of faith and with the help of the different human sciences, and preparing priests, religious, and laypeople to render an increasingly qualified academic and pastoral service” has always been the Mission of the …
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  • Pope Francis received the Black Belt 10 DAN
    The World Taekwondo Federation’s President Chungwon Choue and the President of the Italian Taekwondo Federation Angelo Cito was received by Pope Francis at the general audience on 10 May. On this occasion, the Pope was presented with the black belt 10 Dan, the most important prize of the Olympic …
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  • The family is still a fundamental value in Peru
    Ad Limina Visit of Peru’s Bishops “Thanks to God, the value of the family, founded on the marriage between a man and a woman, continues to be a very important value for most Peruvians.” With these words, Msgr. Eguren Anselmi, Archbishop of Piura and head of the Committee for the Family of the …
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  • Mary, the surest way to Jesus
    Presentation of the logo for the next International WYD, to be held in this centralamerican country At the prayer vigil on Saturday, May 13th, in Panama, young people from the dioceses of the isthmus welcomed the symbols of the WYD to their country: the Pilgrim Cross and the icon of Maria Salus …
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  • In Bologna, on June 7th and 8th, the course of Theological Update on the Keys of Reading for Amoris Laetitia
    “The Joy of Loving” is the theme of the Residential Course of Theological Update for Priests that will be held in Bologna, on 7 and 8 June. The aim of the initiative, promoted by the Faculty of Theology of Emilia-Romagna and co-funded by the Italian Bishops’ Conference, is “to offer some key words …
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  • Sexually Liberated (almost)
    The essay by Therese Hargot, lay observatory on affectivity (not completely) lost. At the base, there is the question: What have we made of sexual liberation conquered in the sixties? This is the starting point of Therese Hargot, 33-year-old a Belgian sexologist, graduate in Philosophy and …
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