Pope in Ireland: Share Gospel of family as joy for the world Pope Francis’ calls on families to “become a source of encouragement for others” in his homily at Phoenix Park, Dublin, at the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families. Taking his lead from Sunday’s Gospel reading, Pope Francis said Jesus’ words, “with the promise [...]
· Pope Francis’ letter in preparation for the World Meeting of Families · “The family continue[s] to be good news for today’s world”, Pope Francis wrote in a letter to Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life, in preparation for the ninth World Meeting of Families which will be [...]
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput shows Pope Francis the material prepared for the Diocese of Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families that took place in Pennsylvania in September 2015 “It would be a mistake to misread the compassionate spirit of Amoris Laetitia as a license to ignore Christian truth” We live in an age when people’s [...]
Reflections on the Family: The Universal Family: "The merciful protection of God in the dealings of man and woman never fails"
Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! This is our final reflection on the subject of marriage and the family. We are on the eve of beautiful and demanding events, which are directly connected with this great subject: the World Meeting of Families at Philadelphia and the Synod of Bishops here in Rome. Both have a worldwide [...]
September 3, 2015, Thursday — Prison Our special 132-page Commemorative Edition of Inside the Vatican magazine welcoming Pope Francis to America is out. Subscribe now to receive this Commemorative issue for free. Stay informed on the critical events occuring in the Catholic Church in the coming months. Don’t miss an issue! Prison “If a law is [...]