Last article of section "Laity"
The Third World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities began in Rome today. Organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the meeting is a response to the appeal for missionary conversion launched by Pope Francis to all Christians in his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium. The congress – t...read more
Articles from section "Laity"
Pope Francis has confirmed the initiator and leader of the international lay movement the Neocatechumenal Way, as a consultor for the Pontifical Council for the Laity. Kiko Argüellowill serve …read more
A spokesman for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales issued a response to the 2011 census, released Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics, which shows that the number …read more
By Junno Arocho A grassroots movement started by several Catholic women has formed in New Orleans in response to what the women say is an infringement on their religious freedom. The protest …read more
A real and proper “epiphany of the Church in Africa,” is how Cardinal Stanislaw Ryłko , president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, described the success of the Pan-African Congress of …read more
Benedict XVI says the laity should be seen as truly "co-responsible" for the Church, and not just "collaborators" with the clergy. The Pope said this in an Aug. 10 message released Thursday by …read more