JP II Institute
The words of Cardinal Scola on the posthumous volume by Cardinal Carlo Caffarra
A few days ago, the posthumous volume “Writings on Ethics, Family and Life” by Cardinal Carlo Caffarra was presented at the Pontifical “John Paul II” Theological Institute. In presenting the ...
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 Pope’s words during the catechesis on the sixth commandment: “You shall not commit adultery”
Every Christian vocation, like the priesthood and consecrated virginity, is spousal. Pope Francis recalled this yesterday on completing his catechesis on the sixth commandment: You shall not commit ...
The free union "between man and woman" continues to be the foundation of the family. This is what the Catholic Bishops of Romania have stated in a press release issued the day after the ...
Associations and Movements
Prefect Farrell’s message to the families of the Renewal in the Spirit gathered in Pompeii for the 11th Pilgrimage
“You are the people who make Jesus present in the world, in your small one, noiselessly, by giving and receiving love for others. This is how marriage and the family are built, and human life, ...
During the General Audience, Pope Francis retraced the days of the IX World Meeting of Families that just ended
“My presence in Ireland—Francis said during this morning’s General Audience, taking stock of the meeting that ended on Sunday—was, above all, intended to confirm the Christian families in their ...
World Meeting of Families
Marriage Preparation in the light of “Amoris Laetitia”: The experience of the Office for Life, Family, and Marriage of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
“The complexity of today’s society and the challenges faced by the family require a greater effort on the part of the whole Christian community in preparing those who are about to be married.” The ...
World Meeting of Families
“Marriage is a combination of joys and privations, tensions and rest, suffering and liberation, satisfaction and searching, annoyance, and joy. No family is a perfect reality; it requires gradual ...
Interview of Undersecretary Ghisoni with Vatican News
“If we remember and renew the awareness of what the alliance between a man and a woman means in marriage, as well as the gifts, the fruits, the benefits that it entails for the children and for the ...
Interview of Prefect Farrell with the Italian Bishops’ press agency
“We hope that thanks to the Meeting, families will be able to acquire a more intense awareness of their vocation, which is to bear witness of joy before the world in spite of all the difficulties that ...