From Pope Francis

  • “Merciful Like the Father”

    MESSAGE FOR THE JUBILEE OF MERCY FOR YOUNG BOYS AND GIRLS “Merciful Like the Father” Dear Young Friends, The Church is celebrating the Holy Year of Mercy, a time of grace, peace, conversion and joy. It is meant for everyone: people of every age, from far and near. There are no walls or distances which can prevent the Father’s mercy from reaching and embracing us. The Holy Door is now open in Rome and in all the dioceses of the world. This grace-filled moment also concerns you, dear young people. I encourage you to take an active part in this celebration and to realize that each of you is a... Read more


  • “God Entrusts the Human Being to the Woman”

    The twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of John Paul II’s apostolic letter Mulieris Dignitatem is a wonderful opportunity to give new impetus to reflection on the issue of women in today’s world. The importance of the document is perhaps... Read more
  • Conference on Sport Ministry in the US

    From the 30th March until the 1st of April 2016, the city of Cincinnati will hold the first International SportsLeader Director of Sports Ministry Conference. SportsLeader is a virtue-based mentoring and motivation program for coaches which operates... Read more
  • Press release: Study Seminar Women and Work

    The International Study Seminar Women and Work will take place on December 4th and 5th 2015, in Rome, at Villa Aurelia (Via Leone XIII 459), organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity. Around one hundred people from all over the world will... Read more

Other News

Message from the President

  • Rediscovering the “Gospel of work”

    What is work? What meaning does it have in the lives of men and women? What is its profound value? These are not theoretical questions in any way! They have very practical implications for each one of our lives. They help us to shed light upon our relationship with our daily work; they allow us to... Read more

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  • Sinodo. I coniugi Miano: famiglie sempre più protagoniste

    Da Radio Vaticana Pina De Simone e Franco Miano sono l'unica tra le 18 coppie di sposi presenti ai lavori del Sinodo a parteciparvi in qualità di 'esperti'. Lei insegna Filosofia della Religione alla Pontificia Facoltà Teologica dell'Italia Meridionale, lui, è stato a lungo... Read more


Woman section: topic of the month

  • Looking at Europe today, from a woman’s point of view

    Christiana von Habsburg-Löthringen Born of German father and Italian mother, married for nearly 50 years, has 3 Children and 10 grandchildren. With her husband is a member of the Regnum Christi Movement; she is a member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity and has been very involved for the past 20 years in the education of women. Christiana currently lives in Hungary where she assists her husband in his commitment as Ambassador for the Sovereign Order of Malta, especially in their work for... Read more

Directory of associations: today we introduce

Teams of Our Lady

OFFICIAL NAME Teams of Our Lady   ACRONYM END (Équipes Notre-Dame)   ESTABLISHED 1947   HISTORY The Teams of Our Lady movement came into being in France at the end of the 1930s through a number of married couples who began to meet... Read more




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