Category Archives: News

Cardinal Vallini: Accompany wounded families

Cardinal Vallini, Vicar of the Diocese of Rome, at the Diocesan Conference: "Revitalizing pastoral ministry to the family"

A “pastoral turning point,” including reception, accompaniment, discernment, and integration, in line with the indications of Pope Francis and intended especially for people marked by “wounded and straying love”. This is was the call of Cardinal Agostino Vallini, Vicar of Rome, to priests of the diocese gathered on Monday, 19 September, in the basilica of St John Lateran (Rome), for

» Read more

Pope Francis on the welcoming door of the family

Welcome

Here is the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience on 18 November in St Peter’s Square:   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! With this reflection we arrive at the threshold of the Jubilee, it’s close. The door is before us, not just the Holy Door, but another: the great door of the Mercy of God — and

» Read more

Pope Francis on conviviality in the family

Family Breakfast

Here is the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience on 11 November in St Peter’s Square:   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! Today we will reflect upon a distinctive quality of family life which is learned in the very first years of life: conviviality, in other words the attitude of sharing life’s goods and being happy to

» Read more

Pope Francis on forgiveness in the family

Everything will be alright

Here is the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience on 4 November in St Peter’s Square:   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! The Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which concluded only recently, reflected in depth on the vocation and the mission of the family in the life of the Church and of contemporary society. It was

» Read more

Pope Francis on fidelity to the promise of love

Wedding Ring

Here is the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience on 21 October in St Peter’s Square:   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! In the last meditation we reflected on the important promises that parents make to children, from when they are first thought of in love and conceived in the womb. We could add that, upon closer

» Read more
1 2 3 7