Saturday, June 15 2024

The Seventh World Meeting of Families will take place in Milan from 30 th May until 3rd June.

Pope Benedict XVI will be present at this extraordinary event and will
celebrate a Solemn Mass on the final day in The North Park of Bresso

Two more significant moments for reflection will be at the Duomo di Milano
(The Cathedral in Milan) on 2nd June where a Solemn Mass will be
celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI and at San Siro Stadium thousands of
children preparing for Confirmation will have the chance to meet Pope
Benedict XVI .

The meeting will be five days of joy and reflection to rediscover the value
of the family, the symbol of the ultimate expression of the acceptance of
life that comes and our World Heritage.

Issues which directly concern the relationship between the family and the
mass media will be subject to numerous discussions in the cultural
programme and TV2000 – the tv network of Italian bishops will give special
coverage on this theme.

Researchers involved in “Family and Media” are also expected to

Further information on the programme, volunteer work or enrolment forms
will be available on the official meeting site

See the meeting promotion trailer on


A video clip to celebrate the joy of maternity: something unexpected, something unwanted but …. eventually welcomed!


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