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  XVI PLENARY ASSEMBLY
OF THE PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR THE FAMILY
Vatican City, “Aula Nuova del Sinodo”, November 18-20, 2004

“The Mission of Mature, Experienced Couples
with the Engaged and Young Married Couples”

 

PROGRAM

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2004 

9:00 a.m.

Presentation of the Participants

 
  • OPENING ADDRESS
    H.E. Card. Alfonso López Trujillo, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
 
  • ACTIVITY OF THE DICASTERY
    Most Rev. Bishop Karl J. Romer, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family
 
  • PUBLICATIONS OF THE DICASTERY
    Rev. Msgr. Francesco Di Felice, Under-Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Famil
    y
10:30 a.m.

Coffee

11:00 a.m.

Round Table:

 
  • TENDERNESS IN MARRIAGE (YOUNG COUPLES)
    Rev. Carlo Rocchetta, Director, “Casa della Tenerezza” Family Center, Perugia, Italy (15’)
 
  • THE COUPLE’S STABILITY: PROBLEMS DUE TO LACK OF UNDERSTANDING
    Mr. & Mrs. Stefano and Oriana Stampacchia, Italy (15’)
 
  • EXPERIENCES IN THE APOSTOLIC MOVEMENTS
    Mr. & Mrs. Mario and Ana María Münzen-mayer, Chile (15’)
 

Dialogue

4:00 p.m.
  • FAMILY AND PROCREATION (PRESENTATION)
    Rev. Francisco C. Fernández S., Official of the Pontifical Council for the Family
 

Dialogue

5:30 p.m.

Coffee

6:00 p.m.

Round Table:

 
  • SEX EDUCATION AND CHALLENGES FOR YOUNG FAMILIES
    Msgr. Tony Anatrella, Psychoanalyst, Expert in Clinical and Social Psychology, France (15’)
    Prof. José Luis Mendoza Pérez, President, S. Antonio Catholic University, Murcia, Spain (15’)
    Mr. & Mrs. Leonardo and Martha Lorena Casco, Honduras (15’)
    Mr. & Mrs. Norbert and Renate Martin, Germany (15’)
   

 

FRIDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2004

8:00 a.m.

Eucharistic Celebration in St. Peter’s Basilica

9:00 a.m.

Round Table:

 
  • PARENTS AND THEIR MARRIED CHILDREN. GRANDPARENTS IN THE FAMILY

H.E. Card. Norberto Rivera Carrera, Archbishop of Mexico City, Primate of Mexico (15’)
Mr. & Mrs. Ron and Mavis Pirola, Australia (15’)
Mr. & Mrs. Jean Marie and Anouk Meyer, France (15’)
Mr. & Mrs. Michael M. and Susie Waldstein, Austria (15’)

10:30 a.m.

Coffee

11:00 a.m.
  • PRESENTATION OF THE FIFTH WORLD MEET- ING OF FAMILIES IN VALENCIA, SPAIN 2006
    Most Rev. Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain (30’)
 

Dialogue

4:00 p.m.
  • FATHERHOOD AND MOTHERHOOD
    Prof. Xavier Lacroix, Institute of Family Sciences, Catholic University of Lyon, France (15’
 
  • JURIDICAL PROBLEMS REGARDING LIFE AND THE FAMILY
    Prof. Alicja Grzeskowiak, Former President of the Polish Senate, Poland (15’)
 
  • HUMAN GENERATION: LIFE’S FIRST VOYAGE IN THE WOMB
    Dr. Natalia López Moratalla, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Navarra University, Spain (20’)
5:30 p.m.

Coffee

 

Dialogue

   

 

SATURDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2004

7:45 a.m.

Eucharistic Celebration in “Casa Santa Marta”

9:00 a.m.
  • PANORAMA OF PROBLEMS REGARDING THE FAMILY AND LIFE IN THE UN AND INTERNATIONAL POLICIES
    Mr. John Michael Klink, Consultant, Holy See Permanent Mission to the UN, New York, USA (15’)
 

«Conclusions»

11:30 a.m.

AUDIENCE WITH THE HOLY FATHER

 

 

 

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