The choice is fitting, since families from around the world will gather in Rome later this month for the World Meeting of Families on June 22-26.
The pope was speaking to moral theologians.
Commitment of women and men Religious to their families is slowly killing the spirit of evangelization in Kenya, members of the Commission for Clergy and Religious of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have said.
Days after Kenya’s President declared drought a national disaster, humanitarian assistance is being sought for family members struggling to make ends meet in the Archdiocese of Nairobi.
Pope Francis urged families across the world Sunday to look to Jesus, Mary, and Joseph for “sure inspiration.”
Pope Francis announced Sunday a special year dedicated to the family, marking the fifth anniversary of the publication of his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia.
The Society of Missionaries of Mary Immaculate (MMI) ministering in South Sudan’s Archdiocese of Juba have, with support from Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD), provided food and torchlights to hundreds of flood-affected populations occupying a parish compound in Juba.
A Bishop in Mozambique has described as “worrying” the situation of families that have been displaced following armed conflict in the region of Cabo Delgado that is part of his Diocese and called for prayerful solidarity with the families in distress.