Great interest has been shown throughout the world in the reading of the decree of approval of the ceremonies contained in the Neocatechumenal Catechetical Directory. This took place during an audience of the Neocatechumenal Way with the Holy Father Benedict XVI on 20 January 2012.
This is the beginning of a new stage in the story of the Way. It shows the pastoral concern of the Holy Father as he accompanies lay faithful.
To find out more about the Neocatechumenal Way, which is continuing to grow, please see the documents related to the approbation of the Statutes ad experimentum (Pontifical Council for the Laity Newsletter no. 6/2002) and the definitive approbation (Pontifical Council for the Laity Newsletter no. 16/2008).