Dicastery For Laity, Family, And Life

Thumbnail pope francis with a statue of mary and baby jesus in st peters square during the general audience on sept 9 2015 credit losservatore romano cna After Krakow, Mary at heart of next World Youth Day gathering

Vatican City, Nov 22, 2016 / 07:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday the Vatican announced the themes for the next three World Youth Day encounters,...

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Thumbnail cardinal joseph tobin greets guests at the pontifical north american college nov 19 2016 credit edward pentin cna American cardinals reflect after Pope's anti-division comments

Vatican City, Nov 19, 2016 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When Pope Francis spoke out sharply against the “virus of polarization,” three new American...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna Council of Cardinals says more youth, women needed in Roman Curia

One of the key talking points in the latest round of meetings for the Pope's Council of Cardinals was the selection of personnel in the Roman...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna In latest meeting, Synod of Bishops finalizes preparatory doc for 2018

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2016 / 07:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Synod of Bishops met in Rome this week to finalize the preparatory document and...

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Thumbnail pope francis kisses a child in st peters square for the general audience dec 9 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna Love must be core of family life, Pope says ahead of WMOF

Vatican City, Mar 30, 2017 / 05:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis issued a message ahead of the 2018 World Meeting of Families (WMOF), saying...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna Mission, synodality key themes in latest round of cardinal meetings

Vatican City, Dec 14, 2016 / 07:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals met for the 17th time this week, with synodality and the...

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Thumbnail bishop kevin j farrell of dallas file photo cna cna 10 21 14 Pope taps Dallas bishop to head new Vatican department for laity

Vatican City, Aug 17, 2016 / 04:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas has been appointed the head of Francis’ new 'mega-dicastery'...

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Thumbnail consistory of cardinals in st peters basilica on nov 4 2012 credit lewis ashton glancy cna cna 2 12 15 What's the thought behind Pope Francis' choices for cardinals?

Vatican City, Oct 13, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the Consistory of Cardinals in November, Pope Francis will shape the College of...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to young people at the basilica of saint mary major in rome april 8 2017 credit lucia ballester 3 cna Youth raise voices ahead of 2018 synod: we want to follow Christ

Rome, Italy, Apr 11, 2017 / 02:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a prayer vigil with youth this weekend, Pope Francis said the Church needs to listen to...

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