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Sep 10, 2014 - 04:35 am .- As domestic religious freedom threats reach unprecedented levels, the lay faithful must play an active role in promoting and defending religious liberty, said speakers at a recent conference.  
Aug 16, 2014 - 03:33 am .- Pope Francis told South Korea's lay leaders during his visit to the country that the modern breakdown of families should spur greater outreach and catechesis to married couples and their children.
Apr 16, 2014 - 10:25 am .- Leading up to the canonizations of Bl. John Paul II and John XXIII, the Pontifical Council for the Laity will publish a new webpage highlighting the emphasis both pontiffs placed on the role of women.
Apr 1, 2014 - 05:09 pm .- At age 19, Maria Teresa Alva was already involved with the Christian Life Movement in her native Peru, when she met members of the Marian Community of Reconciliation, also known as “Fraternas” — laywomen who have consecrated themselves to God in order to serve others in the world.
Feb 7, 2014 - 02:57 am .- Pope Francis appointed members of the Pontifical Council for the Laity Feb. 6, including one American – Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia.
Dec 7, 2013 - 11:45 am .- Today Pope Francis met with members of the Pontifical Council for the Laity who had gathered to discuss the theme, “Announcing Christ in the digital age.”
Jun 24, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- A June 23 seminar in Mumbai, India, sought to help Catholics, including families and young people, commit to living a spirit of faith and renewal as part of their role in evangelization.
Aug 29, 2012 - 02:03 am .- The Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Laity is positioning its website as a resource for lay men and women ahead of Pope Benedict's Year of Faith, which will kick-off in October.
Jun 28, 2012 - 04:03 am .- Amid misrepresentations in the media and public square, a newly-formed U.S. lay Catholic group is working to communicate the Church's message in a way that is clear, positive and captivating.

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