- Oct 24, 2020
Dr. Catherine Ruth Pakaluk is the Director of the American Family and Fertility Project, a multi-year, multi-phase project examining the contours of American childbearing and family formation. She has looked into why some women choose to have many children.
Marriages are surviving the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but are undergoing a lot of stress, especially among poorer couples.
Recognizing everyday reality of family life, the Archdiocese of Detroit has introduced a series of tools geared toward supporting parishes and helping families live their mission as the “domestic church.”
Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, said ministering by couples to couples is better done by “people who have walked in their shoes.” The cardinal admitted he did not “have a clue” how to answer some of the questions on couples’ difficulties, which his own nieces and nephews had put to him.
Journey of Hope Conference for Divorced Recovery conferences are held all over the country and provide the setting for people to experience hope, healing and mercy with others who are going through the same journey.
ROME— Now that Pope Francis’ keenly anticipated document on the family is finally out, one of Europe’s most respected Catholic prelates, speaking at a Vatican news conference, said Friday it represents a “development” in Catholic teaching but no rupture. “There are true innovations, but no break,” said Cardinal Christoph Schönborn