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Pope Francis Corner
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.
April 9, 2015
“Children are never a mistake,” says Pope Francis. Yet all too often, children experience sufferings that demean their worth. What can you do to help?
March 30, 2015
On the solemnity of the Annunciation, inspired by Jesus’s conception into a true human family, Pope Francis renewed the Church’s prayer for the upcoming Ordinary Synod on the Family.
March 23, 2015
Pope Francis reflects on how children can teach adults to be dependent on God, to always remain a child and to smile and cry freely.
March 13, 2015
Grandparents and the elderly have a special vocation of prayer and witness to offer the world, and especially younger generations.
March 10, 2015
Speaking to the Pontifical Academy for Life, Pope Francis encouraged everyone – and especially families – to care tenderly for the elderly and those close to death.