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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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December 27, 2016

Midnight Mass for Christmas

Christmas is a night of glory, joy, and light, says Pope Francis. We must remember all suffering children on this day, and bring them the hope of the baby Jesus.

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October 27, 2016

Teaching the Beauty of “God’s Creative Design” of Marriage in the World Today

Pope Francis addressed members of the John Paul II Institute in Rome, exhorting them to use both their intelligence and compassion to bring the truth of God’s design for marriage to the Church and the world today.

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