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Pope Francis Corner
May 21, 2015
As part of his continuing reflections on the family, the pope exhorts parents to educate their children.
May 20, 2015
Speaking to a group of consecrated men and women, Pope Francis highlighted the relationship between the consecrated life and marriage, and the importance of women’s “feminine genius” in the Church.
May 14, 2015
Pope Francis talks again about the three most important words for married couples and families.
May 6, 2015
Christian marriage is “a sacrament that takes place in the Church and makes the Church.” In his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis reflected on how the Church is enriched by Christian marriages.
May 1, 2015
Continuing his catecheses on marriage and the family, Pope Francis spoke about the witness of marriage, the pain of children who experience their parents’ separation, and more.
April 24, 2015
Women are reciprocal to men, not replicas of them. Man and woman are made for complementarity and reciprocity. Pope Francis illustrates ways in which this happens in our society today.
April 20, 2015
Sexual difference is necessary for man and woman to form the image of God, and it is essential to what it means to be human. For this reason, any theory of gender that seeks to cancel out sexual difference creates a further problem, not a solution, for the relationship between men and women.