Synod on the Family

James Martin, S.J. April 13, 2016
God deals with people directly. This truth needs not to be denigrated or mocked.
Kevin Clarke April 08, 2016
The exhortation is “an inspirational aid" to "generously accompany couples as they prepare for marriage and throughout their married life."
A young girl smiles as she embraces Pope Francis during an audience for families participating in the pastoral conference of the Diocese of Rome in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican June 14. (CNS photo/Giampiero Sposito, Reuters)
Drew Christiansen April 08, 2016
Morally—and religiously—we are works in progress.
Gerard O’Connell April 08, 2016
Cardinal Schönborn: “There is continuity in teaching here, but there is also something really new.”
A woman prays in Cali, Colombia, in this April 13, 2014, file photo. (CNS photo/Christian Escobar Mora, EPA)
Meghan J. Clark April 08, 2016
In "Amoris Laetitia" Pope Francis highlights another group on the margins: victims of domestic violence.
Pope Francis greets woman at Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, July 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Kevin Ahern April 08, 2016
Francis’ pastoral theology of family life draws on some surprising sources.