- Dec 14, 2019
Though they’re inevitably part of the story, scandal and politics won’t be the only bits of subtext to World Youth Day this week in Panama.
Pope Francis brought the core themes of the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting f Families in Dublin on Saturday, offering some practical advice and guidance to 250 married couples gathered in St. Mary’s Cathedral.
Highlights from the opening morning on Wednesday of the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families.
Terry Polakovic, a cofounder of Endow (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women), serving as its president from 2003-2015, has been doing her part living and sharing the good news about love and flourishing in this and all of Catholic Church teaching. She’s author of ‘Life and Love: Opening Your Heart to God’s Design,’ and spoke to Crux.
A British Supreme Court decision to extend civil partnerships to opposite sex couples shouldn’t “deter people from that sacred and life-long commitment” of marriage.
Marriage is a sacrament not only for the bride and groom, but for the entire Catholic Church, because it proclaims that “love is possible,” Pope Francis said.