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Marriage and Family

 

Hope, not trepidation

Msgr Pio Vito Pinto, Dean of the Roman Rota, one month after the 8 September promulgation of the two motu proprii that will enter into ...

Marriage is more than a relationship

The Bishops of Ireland are encouraging voters to say “no” to the referendum which would legalize gay marriage, to be held on Friday, 22 May. ...

To be ever more of a woman and of a man

A play room and gathering space for the youth from the outskirts was the gift that the 20 couples united in marriage on Sunday by ...

To faithfully proclaim the gospel of Marriage

This coming October Pope Francis will convene an extraordinary synod dedicated to the “pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization.” Interestingly, the ...

The Synod is changing

The Synod of Bishops is in a process of transformation: changes in structure and in methodology with the intention of furthering the institution as “a ...

A patient love that generates joy

More than 100,000 people from 75 countries around the world gathered together in St Peters Square on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning for a pilgrimage ...

The Power of Grace

After the announcement of the extraordinary synod that will take place in October of 2014 on the pastoral care of families, speculation has been raised ...

Archbishop Welby says no to same-sex marriage

“I have no idea how the vote will go, so I am not going to get into hypothetical questions. I stand, as I have always ...

We must invest in family life

“Invest in life and in the family, also as an effective response to the current crisis”. Benedict XVI renewed his appeal to the Bishops of ...

The marriage that founded America

“Marriage, understood as the union of one man and one woman, is not an historical relic, but a vital and foundational institution of civil society ...

National debate before any decision

“Whether or not we want it, we as the French have a special responsibility that goes beyond ourselves. The Government has posited as a general ...

An eloquent silence

A symbolic action, but one that is eloquent and effective. Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Archbishop of Edinburgh and President of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland, has ...

A nonexistent scandal

With regard to the uproar in France caused by the prayer for the Assumption, we publish here, translated from French, an article that appeared in ...

The fleeting moment

If we wanted to trace the cause of the warning sign of a generic but ever more widespread malaise among youth we would have to ...

Marriage between a man and woman, a cornerstone of the United States

“Same sex couples should be able to get married”, said the President of the United States Barack Obama in an interview with the television station, ...

Life is always a marvellous gift

“Nothing can justify the destruction of an innocent life”. Again the Catholic Episcopate in Argentina forcefully reiterates their adamant opposition to the spread of abortion. ...

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St. Peter’s Square

Sept. 23, 2018