Category Archives: Dating

Parents must fight “ideological colonisations that poison the soul and the family”

Young girl smiles as she embraces Pope Francis during audience for families participating in pastoral conference of Diocese of Rome.

Here is the translation of the address of Pope Francis at the opening of the Ecclesial Congress of the Diocese of Rome, held in Saint Peter’s Square:   Good evening! The forecasts yesterday, in the late evening, said rain for today, for this afternoon and this evening! Yes, it’s true, there is a rain of families in Saint Peter’s Square.

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Pope Francis: Engagement a time of preparation for couples to “discover one another”

Engagement Proposal

Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience on 27 May in St Peter’s Square:   Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Continuing these catecheses on the family, today I would like to speak about the [time of] engagement. Engagement — we hear it in the word – it has to do with trust,

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When should teens start dating?

As if peer pressure weren’t difficult enough for kids to resist, these days peer pressure is even worse for parents! Many of us find ourselves questioning our judgment or reconsidering our rules because it feels as though we’re the only ones setting limits or requiring our kids to wait for certain privileges. If it seems times have changed, they have.

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