Archive for ‘Pope Francis Corner’
In his November 11 weekly address, Pope Francis spoke of the importance of families spending time together, particularly around the family table. He also cautioned against overuse of technology in homes.
The pope spoke about the importance of stable work for families, so that they can truly rest and not worry about their livelihood.
Pope Francis highlighted the spiritual aspects of the pro-life movement in Italy, and encouraged society to promote and defend the family.
The pope exhorted families to forgive one another, each and every day. This example of forgiveness can spill over into other sections of society, too.
In an address and homily at the end of the Synod on the Family, Pope Francis provided key principles for the Synod Fathers in their ministry to families.
“Fidelity to promises is truly a masterpiece of humanity!” Pope Francis shares how fidelity is essential to love.
The promise to love, from parents to children, is universal, says Pope Francis.
Pope Francis shares beautiful words about the family as the Synod opens.
Pope Francis’ reflections on his journey to Cuba and the United States.
Pope Francis spoke multiple times about marriage and the family during his visit to the U.S. – read them all here!
In this concluding address to his series on the family, Pope Francis emphasized the family’s importance for the whole world: God’s promise is still and always valid.
Speaking to a lay movement of married couples and priests, Pope Francis exhorted families to be missionaries and to model a vibrant marital spirituality.
Families should feel at home in the Church, and the Church should feel like a family, said Pope Francis at his weekly general audience.
Pope Francis outlined significant changes to the declaration of nullity (annulment) process in the Church.
In his latest reflection on the family, the pope talked about the crucial role the family has in sharing the faith, both with its own members and others who are in need of the Gospel message.
In his audience today, Pope Francis exhorted the family to pray together, giving them practical tips to do so.
In a general audience on August 19, 2015, Pope Francis spoke about the dignity of work within the family and the necessity of ensuring that the working world is family-oriented.
In his general audience on August 12, 2015, Pope Francis spoke about the goodness of celebration, an occasion that reminds us of our likeness with God, especially when it involves the family.
In an address to the Eucharistic Youth Movement on August 7, 2015, Pope Francis spoke about the normalcy of tension within the family and urged that grandparents, whose patience and experience enables them to deal well with conflict, be included in the family.
On August 1, 2015, Pope Francis sent a message to the Knights of Columbus for their 133rd Supreme Convention, thanking them for their defense of marriage and family life.
On August 5, 2015, Pope Francis spoke about lovingly ministering to divorced and remarried Catholic and their families as the Good Shepherd would.
Pope Francis continued to speak about the family during his pastoral visit to Latin America, July 5th – 13th, with a particular emphasis on the Church’s mother, Mary.
While in Ecuador, Pope Francis delivered a homily and meditated on the intersection of the Gospel story of the Wedding at Cana and family life today.
In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis addressed the wounds which radiate from a difficult relationship between parents to their children.
In his general audience, Pope Francis speaks about how a hopeful response to death in the family can strengthen familial bonds.