Card. Parolin: 2018 year of youth and family for Pope Francis

Card. Parolin: 2018 year of youth and family for Pope Francis

  Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, speaks to Vatican News about Pope Francis’ upcoming Apostolic Visit to Chile and Peru, the World Meeting of Families, Amoris laetitia, the...

Pope Francis refers to the Synod on youth during the CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO THE ROMAN CURIA

Pope Francis refers to the Synod on youth during the CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO THE ROMAN CURIA

  [Fragment] Here allow me, at this particular moment of the Church’s life, to draw our attention to the forthcoming Fifteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which has as its...

Cardinal Baldisseri talks about the pre-synodal meeting of young people next march

Cardinal Baldisseri talks about the pre-synodal meeting of young people next march

Aleteia has made an interview with Cardinal Baldisseri to talk about the Synod of Bishops and the pre-synodal meeting for young people; during the interview Cardinal Baldisseri explains how the young...

Communiqué: Third Meeting of the 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops

Communiqué: Third Meeting of the 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops

On 16 and 17 November 2017 the Third Meeting of the 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops was held, chaired by the Holy Father Francis. The meeting began with an...

Appointments and dates for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Appointments and dates for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

The Holy Father has appointed His Eminence Cardinal Sérgio Da Rocha, archbishop of Brasilia and president of the Episcopal Conference of Brazill, as relator general of the Ordinary General Assembly...

France. “Young Catholics a minority but not giving up”

France. “Young Catholics a minority but not giving up”

France too prepared a summary of the answers to the questionnaire that was sent to young people in the run-up to the Episcopal Synod 2018: 110 answers, 69 of them from dioceses, 18 from communities,...

Congress on Vocational Ministry. December 1st to 3rd 2017

Congress on Vocational Ministry. December 1st to 3rd 2017

  In anticipation of and in preparation for the Synod of Bishops to be held in 2018 on the topic “Young people, faith and vocation discernment”,  the Congregation for Institues of...

French Bishops’ plenary meeting. “Need to reform seminaries”, protecting the Roma, Synod for Youth

French Bishops’ plenary meeting. “Need to reform seminaries”, protecting the Roma, Synod for Youth

In Lourdes, today, the allegation of “disrespect” for the Roma populations, “dragged from pillar to post”, and a call to the public powers “to make efforts to come up with permanent, dignified...

The Indonesian youth, ready to announce the Gospel and the "extraordinary missionary month"

The Indonesian youth, ready to announce the Gospel and the "extraordinary missionary month"

Yogyakarta.  - "As the Gospel reminds us, we must be ready to be missionaries of the Good News of Jesus with every man we meet. There is much enthusiasm among young Catholics in Indonesia:...

Netherlands. Bishops Conference’s report on young people’s condition. “A minority faith”

Netherlands. Bishops Conference’s report on young people’s condition. “A minority faith”

A “Report on the situation of young Dutch people and developments in the area of Catholic religion in the Netherlands” was posted on the Bishops Conference’s website. The 14-page document contains a...

Basic Information about the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of Bishops on Young People

Basic Information about the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of Bishops on Young People

Pope Francis has dedicated the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to be focused on the theme of "Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment." It will be held in...

1st November – ALL SAINTS’ DAY! towards 2018 Synod together with young witnesses

1st November – ALL SAINTS’ DAY! towards 2018 Synod together with young witnesses

On 1st November the Catholic Church celebrate All Saints’ Day! It is the best day to stop and pray with them and remember the numberless men and women of Catholic Action who have given total witness...