International Federation of Married Catholic Priests (IFMCP)

Fédération internationale de prêtres catholiques mariés (FIPCM)
Federación Internacional de Sacerdotes Católicos Casados
Internationale Föderation Verheirateten Katholischen Priester
Federação International de Padres Católicos Casados
Federazione Internazionale dei Preti Cattolici Sposati

Search Open Yearbook

This information is part of the Open Yearbook, a free service of UIA's subscription-based Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO). It includes profiles of non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity. The information contained in the profiles and search functionality of this free service are limited.

The full-featured Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO) includes over 72,500 organization profiles, additional information in the profiles, sophisticated search functionality and data export. For more information about YBIO, please click here or contact us.

The UIA is a leading provider of information about international non-profit organizations. The aim of the Open Yearbook is to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Contact Details


More detailed data available with paid subscription.


1986-05-25 Paris France


25 May 1986, Paris (France), with the name International Federation of Married Priests -- Fédération internationale de prêtres mariés, following recommendations, 1985, Ariccia (Italy), of 2nd Universal Synod of Married Catholic Priests and their Spouses. The 1st synod had been held, Aug 1983, Chiusi/Chianciano Terme (Italy). Ceased to exist, Sep 2005.


Change the law requiring celibacy to accept married as well as unmarried priests; meanwhile, accelerate the granting of dispensation from sacerdotal obligation; make it possible for a married priest to follow a ministry of service; re-establish or reinforce dialogue and fraternal links with celibate brothers, with religious authorities and with the whole Christian community; promote spiritual and material solidarity among married priests; make this recognition of married priests part of a renewal in the Church, including: participation of the faithful in the management of ecclesiastical life; placing higher value on the role of women; a more humane approach to sexuality and marital morals; renewed presentation of the Christian message; promoting Church unity in an ecumenical perspective; engagement of the Church in a new international justice.


6 past events available with paid subscription only.


General Assembly (every 3 years). Executive Committee of 7 (meets at least twice a year). Bureau comprising President, Secretary and Treasurer who, with Vice-President for each continent, form the Praesidium.


Available with paid subscription only.


Available with paid subscription only.


Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.


Available with paid subscription only.

Type I Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Type II Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Subjects *

Available with paid subscription only.

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



Last News


* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

You are viewing profile from the Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.