Vatican Conference


Catechesis and Persons with Disability: 

A Necessary Engagement in the Daily Pastoral Life of the Church 

This October 20-22 the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization (Council) will host an international conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. NCPD has been asked to serve as a collaborator with the Council, the bishops’ conference of Italy, and the Kairos Forum in England to help plan, promote, and carry out the conference.  
The schedule, includes presentations by bishops and catechetical and pastoral leaders from throughout the world. All are encouraged to attend.

Click here for Vatican page about the conference.

Click here for program

                            Registration Form                                    

  Registration Process:
Please register by using the attached form at the "Register" button, which, upon completion, is to be emailed to
All registrations must be received by September 15, 2017 (due to the capacity of the venue, numbers will be limited and registration will be closed when that capacity has been reached).  
Each participant is responsible for his/her travel and stay in Rome. There is a €30/$30 contribution to be paid by each participant upon arrival at the Conference.

Interview of Monsignor Geno Sylva, S.T.D. Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization with EWTN about the International Conference on Catechesis and Disability at the Vatican.