“I am particularly grateful that my request to you, two years ago, to give the worldwide Charismatic Renewal a single international service based here, has begun to take concrete shape in the acts of incorporation of this new single service. It is the first step, and others will follow, but soon the unity, the work of the Holy Spirit, will be a reality. “I make all things new””, says the Lord (Rev 21:5).”

Pope Francis, Vigil of Pentecost

Golden Jubilee of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, 3 June 2017

What is CHARIS?

CHARIS’ peculiarity is that it is not a Public Association of Lay People, but a body established by the Holy See, through the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life endowed with public juridic personality.


Vatican, 8 December 2018

Speech of the Holy Father during the inauguration of CHARIS

Vatican, 8 June 2019

The Catholic Charismatic Renewal: a current of grace for the whole Church

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa O.F.M.Cap.
Inauguration of CHARIS
Vatican, 8 June 2019

The birth of CHARIS and its importance for Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Speech by Cardinal Kevin Farrell during the inauguration of CHARIS
Vatican, 6 June 2019

Act of Constitution of a New One Service for all the Expressions of the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Vatican, 30 May 2017

Letter of Pope Francis to Cardinal S. Rylko

Vatican, 27 April 2016

Letter of Cardinal S. Rylko

Vatican, 03 May 2016


What does the CHARIS logo mean?


With the purpose of defining the terms we use on a regular basis; we have prepared the following Glossary.

Speech of the Holy Father during the inauguration of CHARIS

International Conference of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Vatican, 8 June 2019

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