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a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together

the act of congregating

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Nicola Riccardi, O.F.M., Under-Secretary of the Dicastery, and Cardinal Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria.
During the conference, UN Environments Faith for Earth Initiative along with partners including the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA), the World Wildlife Fund Regional Office for Africa, the Young Muslim Association and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development heard from speakers who provided a scientific perspective on the current state of the world and discussed the importance of youth engagement.
The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development was established by Pope Francis on August 17, 2016.
The following message was issued by the conference on "Xenophobia, Racism and Populist Nationalism in the Context of Global Migration" organised in Rome from 18 to 20 September 2018 by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the World Conned of Churches in collaboration with the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
(25) Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones.
The decision to invite the former Irish first citizen was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell, who is prefect of the Dicastery For The Laity, Family And Life.
The Vatican press office, the Catholic Church in Ireland and Cardinal Farrell, the Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, all failed to respond to a request for comment.
(4.) After a half-century of fruitful activity, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace was moved into the new Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development on January 1, 2017.
--Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, suggesting that marriage ministry should be led by married couples instead of priests (Crux)
They (https://www.ncronline.org/news/vatican/francis-denounces-resistance-vatican-reform-christmas-speech-curia) included  the establishment of three new offices intended to centralize the Vatican's efforts and optimize its spiritual performance, the Secretariat for the Economy, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. 
The decision to ask all the bishops for their vota for the council was implicitly a judgment on the past practices of the Holy Office (the suprema congregatio) and a significant redefinition of the purview of this dicastery.
Beatifications are normally done by the cardinal of the dicastery.
The aim of the search was to ascertain whether Cardinal Moran had formally raised the question of the application of the 1903 motu proprio within the Australian context in any communication with the missionary dicastery. The search was assisted by the publication of an inventory of the archive's holdings prepared by a former prefect of the archive, Fr Josef Metzler, OMI.
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, responding to an inquiry from the Episcopal Conference of the United States provided the following clarification which was later published in the September/October, 2003 issue of Notitiae, the Bulletin of the same dicastery:
The first issue relates to the normative activity of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith; the conclusion reached is that the process of clarification, publication and procedural control in the normative activity of this dicastery of the Roman Curia is not yet fully complete.