The themes which emerged from the Fourth Congress of the “Africa Family Life Federation”
Humanae Vitae indissolubly combines two concepts: reinforcing spousal communion and the constant openness to life. Amoris Laetitia further develops this connection throughout the various stages ...
“The Future is a Pact”: this was the theme chosen for the National Assembly of the Forum of Family Associations which ended a few days ago in Rome.. “A pact” – the Forum Assembly explained - “with our ...
Undersecretary Gambino’s message to the International Seminar on Rare Diseases
“Medicine cannot be reduced to a mere technological exercise of knowledge and scientific and professional skills, or to protocols and guidelines agreed on among interested parties. Instead, it ...
Aid to the Church in need
A million children together in prayer on 18th October
A million children praying the Rosary together for unity and peace. As has been customary for the past 13 years, Aid to the Church in need has invited children from all over the world to ...
“God is a ‘lover of life’, for this reason “we must say to all the men and women in the world: do not despise life!”. Pope Francis during the general audience in his catechesis on the Fifth ...
World Meeting of Families
Dezelski (USCCB Assistant Director), “Cultural tendencies lead to not recognizing a child as a gift”
“That a child should not be recognized as a gift is not too difficult to imagine if we look at current cultural trends throughout the world that recede and lack respect for the reciprocal gift of a ...
World Meeting of Families
O’Brien (Focolari), “We grandparents can pass on the faith to our grandchildren, even if their parents do not educate them in it”
“The parents of our 4 grandchildren have chosen not to educate their children in the faith. We respect their decisions, while trying to discover new ways to do this, with creativity, fun, and love.” ...
Dublin: Matthew Lickona
“The big hoax of the Internet is to trick people into confusing an online presence with life”
“Before the rise of social media, I had never heard the order ‘Kill yourself!’ Today, this is a standard online response, one of the 100 responses out of 78,000 memes used on parents. Most people do ...
Bishop Francesco Cavina launches a prayer network to “melt hearts and make walls crumble”
After having accompanied Alfie's father, Thomas Evans, during his encounter with Pope Francis for an interview at Casa Santa Marta, today the Bishop of Carpi, Msgr. Francesco Cavina, has launched a ...
The Holy Father’s words in Lima, Trujillo and Puerto Maldonado: “What would Peru be like, without its mothers and grandmothers!”
“Your faces, your questions and your lives are important for the Church and we need to give them the importance they deserve. We must also have the courage of the many young people of this land who ...