The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life offers on this website different initiatives and “best practices” from many different Bishops’ Conferences, dioceses and private institutions. The website is intended to be a point of reference for different pastoral agents at a parish, diocesan or national level, while at the same time being easily accessible to information and easy to read for everyone. 

However, the Dicastery cannot claim this initiative as its own, nor be held responsible for its content and how it is carried out.

The Dicastery is the licensee of all intellectual property rights of this site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use.

However you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

In terms of any commercial or pastoral use of any material published on our website, we kindly ask you to contact directly the owner of the apropriate pastoral initiative, using contact details presented on the site of the project.