News from the Dicastery

  • Toward the 2018 WMF in Dublin
    On October 24, in the Vatican, the Pontifical Council for the Laity and Family Life and the Irish delegation of the IX World Meeting of Families met to discuss the gathering, which is scheduled to be held in Dublin from 22 to 26 August 2018, on the theme “The Gospel of the Family, Joy for the …
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  • Very Beautiful Testimonies
    The greeting addressed by the Prefect, Msgr. Farrell, to the participants of the 9th National Pilgrimage of Families for the Family “I am spiritually present and take part in the recital of this Marian prayer dedicated to the family, which is uniting grandparents, parents and children in the …
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  • Appointed Prefect of the New Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life
    On August 15, 2016 the Holy Father has named  His Excellency Msgr. Kevin Farrell, Bishop of Dallas, Prefect of the newly established Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life. H.E. Mgr. Kevin Joseph Farrell was born on 2 September 1947 in Dublin, Ireland. After completing primary and secondary …
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