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Pope Francis Corner
November 19, 2014
In an address at the “Humanum” conference in Rome, Pope Francis affirmed the importance of male-female complementarity in marriage.
November 12, 2014
On the Malawi bishops’ Ad Limina Visit, Pope Francis spoke with them about the importance of their commitment to family life. “There is no aspect of family life…which is excluded from the healing and strengthening touch of God’s love,” he said.
November 7, 2014
In a meeting with diocesan officials and canon lawyers, Pope Francis discussed the need to make the declaration of nullity (annulment) process more efficient and less expensive.
October 30, 2014
Speaking to an ecclesial movement on their 100th anniversary, Pope Francis highlighted the challenges marriage is facing.
October 24, 2014
At the close of the Synod on the Family, Pope Francis spoke at both a closing address and Mass on the experience of the Extraordinary Synod and what is still to come for the Ordinary Synod next year.
October 6, 2014
The Synod on the Family has begun! Read about three addresses of the Holy Father about the family.
October 3, 2014
On September 28, 2014, Pope Francis spoke about the invaluable role the elderly and grandparents play in our world and called us to cultivate a society in which they are valued and cared for.