Selected Church Teachings & Documents on Catholic Family Life

Here is a non-exhaustive collection of Church teachings and documents on family. Check back here as we update this page with more resources


Papal Encyclicals

Catechism of the Catholic Church

  • Male and Female He Created Them (CCC 369-373 and CCC 2331-2336)
  • The Sacrament of Matrimony (CCC 1601-1666)
  • Nature of the Family; Family and Society (CCC 2201-2213)
  • Chastity and Homosexuality (CCC 2357-2359)
  • The Love of Husband and Wife (CCC 2360-2379)

Other Church Documents