Articles on this issue "World Meeting of Families"
"The work of this synod needs to show much more confidence in the Word of God, the transformative power of grace, and the ability of people to actually live what the Church believes"
Archbishop Charles Chaput delivered the following intervention, Oct. 7 in Rome at the Synod of Bishops on the Family. It is reprinted here from his archdiocesan paper, the Catholic Philly. …read more
"Love is shown by little things, by attention to small daily signs which make us feel at home. Faith grows when it is lived and shaped by love. That is why our families, our homes, are true domestic churches"
Here is a Vatican translation of the homily Pope Francis gave this afternoon at the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. A ZENIT transcription and translation of the …read more
"Despite many challenges, the family remains at the heart of faith and of so much that we hold important in this country"
Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland,welcomed theannouncement by Pope Francis that the next World Meeting of Families will take place in Dublin. "I am delighted to hear …read more
While There Is Always the Cross in a Family, There Is Also the Resurrection
At the World Meeting of Families this evening, Pope Francis left aside his prepared address to speak about the truth, goodness and beauty of God, and the truth, goodness and beauty of …read more
Vatican officials, bishops, clergy and academics from around the world came together Friday in Philadelphia to offer to more than 200 news journalists covering religion an intensive course on …read more
IBM Develops Application to Help Pilgrims Navigate Philadelphia
As final preparations are underway for the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, a new mobile app has been launched to help pilgrims and residents navigate around the city. The “Go …read more
When Pope John Paul II chose Denver for World Youth Day 1993, skeptics were aghast. Colorado was an empty square in the middle of nowhere. A second-tier city with a Ku Klux Klan legacy, …read more
Holy See Presents Details on World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia
The upcoming World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia will place families, not definitions or ideologies, at the center. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for …read more
Philadephia’s Archbishop Explains Francis Continuing Saint John Paul II's Approach of Evangelizing Families
Archbishop Charles Joseph Chaput says the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia this Septemberhas the power to re-energizehis city and to help families around the world. In an …read more
Earlier this month, on the vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis issued a special decree announcing a Jubilee Year of Mercy to begin onDecember 8. Divine Mercy Sunday - the first Sunday …read more
In an exclusive interview with ZENIT, Patriarch Fouad Twal speaks of Church reform and what he believes is needed. While noting that presently, the most talked about area of reform has to do …read more
This past weekend, March 21-22, many of our parishes included a letter from me that was read during Mass. It highlighted some of the needs we face in preparing for the World Meeting of …read more
On Feb. 13, the New York Times reported -- Philadelphians might say "finally noticed" -- that the City of Brotherly Love is enjoying a major resurgence as an international urban center. …read more
To view the video click here.read more
This will be Pope Francis' first visit to the United States. To view the video click here URL:http://www.romereports.com/pg159827-world-meeting-of-families-2015-debuts-its-official-hymn-enread more