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Pope Francis Corner
April 23, 2014
Of all the many rights of children, Pope Francis emphasized their right to grow up in a family with both a mother and a father as he spoke to the International Catholic Child Bureau.
April 16, 2014
Pope Francis encourages us to witness to the Gospel so that we might protect life with courage and love, especially that of children and the elderly, as they are the “hope of the people!”
April 4, 2014
In his April 2 audience, Pope Francis spoke about the sacrament of marriage and practical ways married couples can live their vocation to be a sign of God’s love.
March 20, 2014
In a daily homily, Pope Francis spoke about the beauty of Christian marriage and the Church’s need to accompany – to walk with – those who have experienced failure in marriage.
March 12, 2014
Pope Francis asks the families of the world to pray for two upcoming Synods on the family, as well as the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in 2015.
February 24, 2014
In a short address to the world’s cardinals, Pope Francis spoke of deepening the theology of the family.
February 18, 2014
On Valentine’s Day, Pope Francis met with engaged couples. He talked with them about overcoming the fear of “forever,” the challenge of living together as husband and wife, and the celebration of marriage.