- Dec 8, 2019
Pope Francis will visit Dublin and Knock Aug. 25-26, mainly for the World Meeting of Families. But he also will meet Irish government leaders and is expected to meet with survivors of abuse.
Priests are not the best people to train others for marriage, according to the head of the Vatican’s office for the family.
The “pope’s poor” enjoy an evening at the stadium only hours before the Vatican issued its new document on sports.
Catholics who participate in the World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August or pray with their families during the Aug. 21-26 event can receive a plenary indulgence, the Vatican announced.
From Pope Francis on down, many are calling for more women in power in the Vatican. But one might as well ask, where are the laymen?
Pope Francis has updated the statutes of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, adding among other things a specific reference to the office’s responsibility for promoting a deeper reflection on the role of women in the Church and society.