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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
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The following is an excerpt of a lecture given by Jesuit Father Dariusz Kowalczyk, dean of the faculty of theology of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. The lecture was delivered at …read more
During General Audience, Highlights Importance of Preparation for Strong Marriages
Pope Francis has reaffirmed the value of the period of engagement for a meaningful marriage.During this morning’s weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, the Pontiff continued his …read more
We want to protect and promote the uniqueness of that special relationship between a wife, a husband and their children which is sanctified by Our Creator, endorsed by Jesus, and which is such a powerful and prophetic beacon of hope for society
Here is a homily given last week on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, by Archbishop Eamon Martin at Mass in Lourdes on his first pilgrimage to the Marian shrine as Archbishop of Armagh -- At …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Today’s catechesis is like an …read more
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin asks why humans exist as male and female and what that means for the Irish Constitution
Here are the speaking notes for an address given Wednesday by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin at a consultation day for diocesan communications officers. * * * I think that I should …read more