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Meets with Équipes Notre Dame Lay Movement
Married couples are called tobe “instruments of the mercy of Christ and of the Church” especially “towards persons whose marriages have failed.” These were the sentiments expressed by Pope Francis to the Équipes Notre Dame [Teams of Our Lady]at an audience today at the Vatican. Founded in 1938, Équipes Notre D...read more
Articles from section "Family and Marriage"
Here is a translation of Pope Francis' address to theÉquipes Notre Dame this morning at the Clementine Hall in the Vatican. * * * I am happy to receive you, dear leaders and spiritual …read more
Motu Proprio Shortens Process While Maintaining the Indissolubility of Marriage
The Holy See released two Motu Proprio Apostolic Letters today written by Pope Francis that announcereforms to the canonical process of marriage annulment. The Motu Proprio (Latin for “on one …read more
Here is a ZENIT translation of the Pope’s address at the general audience held this morning in St. Peter’s Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! With this catechesis we take …read more
Says That Church’s Position on Gay “Marriage” is Irrevocable
A Nigerian Cardinal affirmed the Church’s position on homosexuality, saying that it was “irrevocable.” According to Nigeria’s PM News, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, reiterated …read more
"Regardless of what a narrow majority of the Supreme Court may declare at this moment in history, the nature of the human person and marriage remains unchanged and unchangeable."
Here is the statement released by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louiseville, Kentucky, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, on the US Supreme Courts decision to …read more