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Marriage Enriches the Church

Christian marriage is “a sacrament that takes place in the Church and makes the Church.” In his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis reflected on how the Church is enriched by Christian marriages.

Womanhood: Equality and Difference

Pope Francis highlighted the unique nature of womanhood by reflecting on equal yet distinct characteristics.

Pope Francis on the Importance of Family Life

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.

Declining Rates of Catholic Weddings

Emily Macke discusses a trend among Americans today, especially the Millennial generation, who seem to be opting out of Church weddings,

What is a Synod?

What is a Synod?

This month representatives of the world’s Catholic bishops are meeting in Rome to discuss the New Evangelization. The meeting is called a synod, and it’s an important event in the life of the Church.

Canadian Diocese Hosts Marriage Congress

A panel discussion March 20, 2010 during a national marriage congress hosted by the Canadian Diocese of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, examined the broad range of marriage ministries in that diocese. Some 350 people attended the two-day congress, whose theme was “A Time for Hope: Finally, Good News About Marriage.” Blake Sittler, director of the Saskatoon diocesan Office […]

Archbishop Dolan Urges Sunday Observance

Weekends often are periods of such intense activity that “some people might even find it a relief to get back to the regular routine on Monday morning,” Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York said in a St. Patrick’s Day pastoral letter that discussed both the Sunday observance of the Lord’s Day and the meaning of […]

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