Bishops Are Preparing for Synod

The presidents of the bishops’ conferences of Germany, France and Switzerland organized a study day in Rome to discuss issues likely to be raised at the Synod of Bishops on the Family.

Communications Day’s Hispanic Session Focuses on the Family

The history of faith is rooted in God’s communication with humanity through the Son, and it is through the family that one can encounter the gift of love. This was one of the topics discussed at a Spanish-language session before the diocesan celebration of World Communications Day, May 13, at the Brooklyn Marriott. Dario Lopez […]

Nonsense on “60 Minutes”

“60 Minutes,” The CBS News “magazine” that helped redefine television journalism, prides itself on challenging conventional wisdom. No such challenge, alas, was evident in the program’s recent segment on Pope Francis, which aired Dec. 28.

The Gospel of the Family

My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, The Final Report of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family, which will serve as a preliminary document for next fall’s Synod on the Family, gives us much thought for consideration. I would like to focus my attention in this column on the proclamation on the […]

Pope Urges Filipinos to Protect the Family Unit

By Francis X. Rocca MANILA, Philippines (CNS) – Pope Francis told a crowd of an estimated six million gathered in a Manila park to protect the family “against insidious attacks and programs contrary to all that we hold true and sacred, all that is most beautiful and noble in our culture.” The pope’s homily at […]

NET Focuses on Family

New Evangelization Television (NET TV) will present an original program Mission of Love, based on the catechesis for the 2015 World Meeting of Families to be held in Philadelphia in the fall. Premiering Sunday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m., Mission of Love takes a look into the lives of couples and families: their ups and […]