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Pope Francis Corner
February 9, 2016
Addressing the Diplomatic Corps, Pope Francis reaffirmed the Church’s teaching regarding the family as the foundation of society on January 11, 2016.
January 28, 2016
On January 22, 2016, Pope Francis spoke about the Church’s teaching on marriage not as “an ideal for the few” but as “a reality that, in the grace of Christ, can be experienced by all the baptized.”
January 11, 2016
At a Mass where Pope Francis baptized 26 children, he encouraged parents to remember that the greatest inheritance they can give their children is faith.
December 30, 2015
In his weekly audience, Pope Francis spoke of the Child Jesus and how much he teaches all of us about humility and faith. He encouraged parents and grandparents to learn from their own children.
December 27, 2015
Pope Francis encouraged families to go on pilgrimage together and to make their homes places of prayer, drawing from the readings for the Feast of the Holy Family.
December 25, 2015
“Today the Son of God is born and everything changes,” said Pope Francis on Christmas Eve. In his Urbi et Orbi message on Christmas Day, the Holy Father called for mercy and peace throughout the world.
December 22, 2015
Pope Francis encouraged Vatican employees to take care of their families and to prioritize their relationships with spouse and children.