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June 1, 2017

Pope Francis Addresses the European Federation of Catholic Family Associations

In his June 1 address to the European Federation of Catholic Family Associations, the Holy Father emphasized the influence the family has on social, economic, and political spheres of life. “There is no better ally for the integral progress of society than to favor the presence of families in the social fabric,” he said.

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April 3, 2017

Pope Writes on Theme for 9th World Meeting of Families, “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”

In a letter written in anticipation of the 2018 World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Pope Francis announced the theme of the meeting and expressed his hopes for a deepening and strengthening of the Gospel of the “joy of the family.”

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February 28, 2017

Pope Encourages Priests to Support Married Couples

In a recent training session with parish priests, Pope Francis gave a speech about the importance of compassion and understanding in pastoral ministry to marriages and families.

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January 25, 2017

Pope Calls for New Catechumenate for Marriage Preparation

In a recent audience with the Roman Rota, Pope Francis called for stronger and more effective marriage preparation for couples approaching the sacrament. He noted the difficulties of choosing to marry in today’s culture and emphasized the importance of the faithful in being present to married couples in the Church.

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January 12, 2017

Pope Baptizes Twenty-Eight Babies on Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, the Holy Father baptized twenty-eight babies in the Sistine Chapel. In his homily, he spoke of the faith that baptism bestows and the responsibility of parents to live as witnesses of that faith.

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January 1, 2017

Mary, the Holy Mother of God

Good mothers bring tenderness to society, Pope Francis says. We can all follow the example of Mary, the Mother of God and first disciple.

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December 28, 2016

The Feast of Holy Innocents and Our Call to Defend Children

The feast of the Holy Innocents, says Pope Francis, is a reminder to all of us to protect and cherish the children in our midst, especially those who are suffering.

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