News from the Dicastery

  • With families for families
    On Thursday, June 22nd, Msgr. Carlos Simon received Mother Jana Zawieja, Superior General of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, in the Dicastery’s family and life section. Founded in 1875 by Mother Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd (born Frances Siedliska), the …
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  • Sports values are also needed outside the playing field
    At 9.00 this morning, in the Study of the Paul VI Hall, the Holy Father Francis received in audience the delegation from the National Football League (NFL), and addressed the following greeting to them: During the morning of Wednesday, June 21st, in the Study of the Paul VI Hall, pope Francis …
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  • Card. Farrell: “Our new Dicastery is the Home of the ecclesial movements”
    Meeting with the international leaders of the ecclesial movements and new communities During the meeting with the international leaders of ecclesial movements and new communities, held on 14 June, at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Card. Farrell chose to present to the leaders the …
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  • Super Dads
    L’iniziativa Unicef per celebrare la paternità all’interno della campagna #EarlyMomentsMatter “Super Dads” is an initiative that has been created to celebrate fathers and stress the importance of love, play, protection and good nutrition for the child’s healthy mental development. UNICEF launched …
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  • A Minute for Peace on 8 June at 1:00 p.m.
    The International Forum Catholic Action proposes the initiative “A Minute for Peace,” to be held on Thursday, 8 June, at 1:00 p.m. on the occasion of the third anniversary of the prayer meeting with Israeli President Peres and Palestinian President Abu Mazen, wanted by Pope Francis in …
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  • In an interview with the “Amici del Pellegrinaggio” Card. Farrell explains the significance of the March of Loreto
    The March from Macerata to Loreto is “a collective and stimulating gesture that can be a visual representation of this underlying challenge” launched by Pope Francis to “to leave the enclosure, to go to the geographical peripheries, and even more to the existential suburbs, to welcome and gather …
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