WUCWO participated on June 22nd 2023 in the regular annual meeting with moderators of associations of the faithful hosted by the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life in Rome.
On the 25th anniversary of the first World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities, organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity, which concluded with a solemn Pentecost Vigil in St. Peter's Square with Pope John Paul II on May 30, 1998, we gathered to reflect upon this year's theme: On Mission with Peter. Apostolicity at the Heart of the Movements' Identity.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE NEW PASTORAL STYLE OF AMORIS LAETITIA
The Embassy of France to the Holy See and the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations (WUCWO) are organising, in line with the Amoris laetitia Family Year, the international conference:
The new pastoral style of Amoris laetitia: welcoming, accompanying, discerning and integrating.
WUCWO and the Women's Network of the Latin-American Academy of Catholic Leaders with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation invite you to the international conference Women in the Church: the challenge of synodality on Friday, June 18 at 4 pm CET.
On the occasion of the beginning of the “Amoris Laetitia Family” Year, the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations held three webinars (one for each of our languages) to disseminate methods to prevent abuse of the most vulnerable members of the family: children and adolescents.
The Ecology and Creation Sector of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development of the Holy See has invited WUCWO, as a Catholic NGO, to collaborate from a grassroot level in the launch of the 7-year plan wanted by Pope Francis to achieve the 7 Sustainable Goals of Laudato si':
WUCWO participated to the first virtual meeting in the cycle “The leadership role of women of faith in international relations”. The event was organised by the Latin American Women of Faith of Religions for Peace. The opening speech was given by the President of WUCWO. You can download her presentation below (only in Spanish).
WUCWO participated to the 5th edition of Átrio dos Gentios, an initiative created by Cardinal Ravasi, Prefect of the Pontifical Council for Culture.
On the 24th of November, WUCWO hosted a webinar on the female face of Evangelii Gaudium. The formation session was guided by Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello, Secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life.
On the 17th of November, WUCWO hosted a webinar on the new Encyclical of Pope Francis Fratelli Tutti. The formation session was guided by Cardinal Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
This week we present you a Life Story of a WUCWO woman from Mexico.
This week we present you a Life Story of a young WUCWO woman from Mali.
This week we present you a Life Story of a WUCWO woman from Lebanon.
This week we present you a Life Story of a WUCWO woman from Argentina.
On Tuesday 28th April 2020 WUCWO organised a webinar on Solidarity and Synodality: Thinking about the Church in the time of the Coronavirus
This week we present you a Life Story of a WUCWO woman, and her organisation, from the United States.
This week we present you a Life Story of a WUCWO woman from France during this period of pandemic.
On September 26, the President General of WUCWO, María Lía Zervino, was invited to give a master class at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum on The main problems and challenges of women in Latin America - Common and distinctive elements.
During our Board meeting 2019 we had the honor to celebrate mass at the Tomb of Saint Peter, in Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome, with Cardinal Marc Ouellet.
Below you can find Cardinal Ouellet's homily.
Cardinal Tagle was able to join us on our Board meeting 2019, to guide a spiritual moment.
From the 16th to the 22nd of May 2019 our Board meeting was held in Rome.
Down below you can watch the two formative moments we had.
WUCWO encourages and promotes the protection and care of the most vulnerable members of the family (resolution n. 2).