Posts Tagged ‘Dicastery for the Laity’

Vatican preparing text for divorced and remarried couples

Thursday, April 27th, 2023

The Vatican’s Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life is preparing a document that will address divorced and remarried couples at the request of Pope Francis, according to the dicastery’s prefect, Cardinal Kevin Farrell. Farrell mentioned the in-progress document in a speech delivered in Italian on April 22 that opened a meeting of the dicastery, Read more

Vatican bans Mary McAleese from women’s day conference

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

The Vatican has banned former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, from speaking at a “Voices of Faith” conference. The conference has been held at the Vatican on International Women’s Day – celebrated on 8 March, since 2014. The list of potential speakers at the conference required approval from a cardinal. Mrs McAleese and two other Read more

Roman Curia now has two female under-secretaries

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Pope Francis has appointed two women as under-secretaries for the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. Professor Gabriella Gambino is the undersecretary for the section for life, while Dr Linda Ghisoni has been appointed to to the section for the laity. Gambino has a doctorate in bioethics from the Institute of Bioethics at the Read more