Magisterial Documents on the Family

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The fundamental and official words of the Pastors of the Church on the family and life: a heritage of six centuries of the Church's authoritative reflection is available to all online.

 

ECUMENICAL COUNCILS

Council of Florence
 

Council of Trent
 

 Second Vatican Council



Code of Canon Law, 1983; can. 834–848, 1055–1165

 
Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1992; nos. 1601–1666, 1691–1698, 2331–2359, 2360–2400, 2514–2533



PAPAL MAGISTERIUM

Leo XIII
 

Pius XI
 

Pius XII
 

John XXIII
 

Paul VI


John Paul II


Benedict XVI

 



Francis

General Audience of 10 December 2014 (Video): The Extraordinary Assemblies of the Synod of Bishops dedicated to the family
General Audience of 17 December 2014: The family - 1. Nazareth
(Video)
General Audience of 7 January 2015: The family - 2. The mother
(Video)
General Audience of 28 January 2015: The family - 3. The father (First part) 
(Video)
General Audience of 4 February 2015: The family - 3. The father (Second part)
(Video)
General Audience of 11 February 2015: The family - 4. The children 
(Video)
General Audience of 18 February 2015: The family - 5. Siblings 
(Video)
General Audience of 4 March 2015: The family - 6. The elderly 
(Video)
General Audience of 11 March 2015: The family - 7. The grandparents 
(Video)
General Audience of 18 March 2015: The family - 8. The children (I) 
(Video)
General Audience of 8 April 2015: The family - 9. The children (II) 
(Video)
General Audience of 15 April 2015: The family - 10. Male and female (I) 
(Video)
General Audience of 22 April 2015: The family - 11. Male and female (II) 
(Video)
General Audience of 29 April 2015: The family - 12. Marriage (I) 
(Video)
General Audience of 6 May 2015: The family - 13. Marriage (II) 
(Video)
General Audience of 13 May 2015: The family - 14. The three expressions 
(Video)
General Audience of 20 May 2015: The family - 15. Education 
(Video)
General Audience of 27 May 2015: The family - 16. Engagement 
(Video)
General Audience of 3 June 2015: The family - 17. Family and poverty 
(Video)
General Audience of 10 June 2015: The family - 18. Family and illness 
(Video)
General Audience of 17 June 2015: The family - 19. Death 
(Video)
General Audience of 24 June 2015: The family - 20. Wounds (I) 
(Video)
General Audience of 5 August 2015: The family - 21. Wounded families (II) 
(Video)
General Audience of 12 August 2015: The family - 22. Celebration 
(Video)
General Audience of 19 August 2015: The family - 23. Work 
(Video)
General Audience of 26 August 2015: The family - 24. Prayer 
(Video)
General Audience of 2 September 2015: The family - 25. Evangelization 
(Video)
General Audience of 9 September 2015: The family - 26.Community 
(Video)
General Audience of 16 September 2015: The family - 27. Nations 
(Video)
General Audience of 7 October 2015: Family - 28. The family spirit 
(Video)
General Audience of 14 October 2015: Family - 29. - Promises to children 
(Video)
General Audience of 21 October 2015: Family - 30. Fidelity to the promise of love 
(Video)
General Audience of 4 November 2015: Family - 31. Forgive us our debts 
(Video)
General Audience of 11 November 2015: Family - 32. Conviviality 
(Video)
General Audience of 18 November 2015: Family - 33. The welcoming door 
(Video)

 

DOCUMENTS OF THE HOLY SEE

Pontifical Council for the Family
 

 


Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
 

Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts

MEETINGS WORLD OF FAMILIES

Rome, 1994
Rio, 1997
Rome, 2000
Manila, 2003
Valencia, 2006
Mexico, 2009

Milano, 2012
    Theological Pastoral Congress
    Speeches of the Holy Father

 
 
OTHER DOCUMENTS OF THE PCF