Archive for ‘Pope Francis Corner’
Pope Francis continues to speak about the family! Recent comments touch on familiar themes: the importance of parents playing with their children, and the role of labor and human dignity.
Pope Francis speaks of a number of difficulties that face the family in the effort to balance family life and work. He reminds us what our true priorities should be oriented toward: the family.
The Lord has a vocation for each of us. Pope Francis encourages the youth and everyone to search out their vocation and to say “yes” forever.
In this moment of crisis, Pope Francis encourages priests for work for and with the family as witnesses and mediators.
Pope Francis reminds parents of the importance of slowing down and taking time to play with their children and spending time together as a family.
Pope Francis reflects on the three pillars of the spousal relationship: fidelity, perseverance, and fruitfulness and how they are exemplified in Christ’s love for the Church.
In a brief address, Pope Francis recognized the family as the domestic Church and the challenges that the family faces.
In a message to the Philippine Bishops and all of those at the Asian Conference on the Family, Pope Francis recalls the importance of the family in society as it serves as the basis of society and human relationships.
In an address to South African bishops, Pope Francis stressed the difficulties surrounding Christian marriage and family life and encouraged authentic witness to the truth of marriage.
Of all the many rights of children, Pope Francis emphasized their right to grow up in a family with both a mother and a father as he spoke to the International Catholic Child Bureau.
Pope Francis encourages us to witness to the Gospel so that we might protect life with courage and love, especially that of children and the elderly, as they are the “hope of the people!”
In his April 2 audience, Pope Francis spoke about the sacrament of marriage and practical ways married couples can live their vocation to be a sign of God’s love.
In a daily homily, Pope Francis spoke about the beauty of Christian marriage and the Church’s need to accompany – to walk with – those who have experienced failure in marriage.
Pope Francis asks the families of the world to pray for two upcoming Synods on the family, as well as the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in 2015.
In a short address to the world’s cardinals, Pope Francis spoke of deepening the theology of the family.
On Valentine’s Day, Pope Francis met with engaged couples. He talked with them about overcoming the fear of “forever,” the challenge of living together as husband and wife, and the celebration of marriage.
Pope Francis urges Christians to cultivate a love that is reflective of God’s love in its concreteness, not full of illusions like the love in soap operas.
In his address on Holy Family Sunday in December, Pope Francis said that in the example of the Holy Family, we are reminded of all who are suffering, including our own family members.