Cardinal Kevin Farrell

Margaret Karram, the third president to lead the Focolare Movement, was among several members of ecclesial movements who were appointed to the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life by Pope Francis on Nov. 25, 2023. | Credit: CSC Audiovisivi

Pope Adds Couples, Church Movement Representatives to Vatican’s Laity, Family Dicastery

Nov 25, 2023

The Vatican announced the pope’s picks to the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life on Nov. 25.

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Vatican Supports Catholic Research to Improve Families and Marriages

May 31, 2023

Pope Francis has backed a project aimed at enhancing interdisciplinary research at Catholic universities in the sphere of family, marriage, and childbearing.

St. Peter's Basilica /. Bohumil Petrik/CNA

New Policy Says Vatican Investments Cannot Contradict Catholic Teaching

Jul 19, 2022

A Vatican policy published Tuesday says that the Holy See’s financial investments cannot contradict Catholic teaching.

A detail from a painting of Marthe Robin (1902-1981). Alessandro Guzzi via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Papal Delegate to Govern Group Co-founded by French Catholic Mystic

Feb 12, 2022

The Foyers de Charité movement was founded by Marthe Robin and Father Georges Finet.

The bronze statue of St. Peter inside St. Peter’s Basilica. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Limited In-person Attendance at 2022 World Meeting of Families Due to COVID-19

Sep 30, 2021

The meeting will be held in Rome on June 22-26, 2022.