Posts Tagged ‘Society’
On February 12, 2016, Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch H.H. Kirill issued the first ever joint declaration between the two Churches. Speaking on topics from Christian persecution in the Middle East to the importance of family in society, they sought to emphasize the areas of unity between the two Churches.
The recent trend of sologamy, or self-marriage, seem to be linked to the narcissistic culture. Strong, holy marriages are needed as much as ever, if not more.
Addressing the Diplomatic Corps, Pope Francis reaffirmed the Church’s teaching regarding the family as the foundation of society on January 11, 2016.
Emily Macke explores a shift in attitudes about marriage, particularly those of millennials, which seems to suggest that society doesn’t need marriage.
Pope Francis focused his weekly catechesis on the family on the topic of grandparents, in which he spoke about society’s neglect of their care.
In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis talked about the great gift that children are to families and to society.
In his message for the 49th World Communications Day, Pope Francis highlights the family’s unique role as the place in which all humans first learn to communicate. In this capacity the family has the privilege of teaching its members how to carry the witness of loving communication into the larger society.
Pope Francis reflected on the need to build societies upon the foundations of human values and rights, insisting that the family has a fundamental role in doing so.
In a message sent to the Festival of the Family, Pope Francis affirmed the importance of the family for all people, and lauded the valuable contributions of women in the home and society.
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.
In a message to the Philippine Bishops and all of those at the Asian Conference on the Family, Pope Francis recalls the importance of the family in society as it serves as the basis of society and human relationships.