May 10, 2013 - 05:08 pm .- The love of a married couple offers a crucial witness needed for evangelization in the modern world, said Bishop Michael J. Sheridan of Colorado Springs in a recent Washington, D.C., talk.
Apr 16, 2013 - 10:54 am .- The Vatican is moving ahead with plans to build the International Family Center in Nazareth, a complex that will include a church, meeting spaces, a hotel for visitors and play areas for children, all as part of an effort to build up the family in the Holy Land.
Mar 23, 2013 - 04:08 pm .- The American Academy of Pediatrics’ recent support of “gay marriage” is drawing criticism from those who argue that it disregards evidence about the well-being of children of same-sex couples.
Feb 25, 2013 - 09:10 am .- The Holy See has announced the dates for the eighth World Meeting of Families, officially confirming that the event will be held in Philadelphia Sept. 22-27, 2015.
Feb 22, 2013 - 04:03 am .- The story of an Indiana teen who continues to make local sports headlines despite having prosthetic legs has highlighted the Catholic faith and pro-life devotion of his parents.
Feb 21, 2013 - 04:10 pm .- More than 100,000 people gathered outside the Puerto Rican capitol in San Juan on Feb. 18 to support the defense of marriage and family against proposed legislation on gay unions.
Feb 13, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- The importance of strong families for the well-being of society was discussed by leaders of both political parties as President Barack Obama delivered his 2013 State of the Union address.
Feb 7, 2013 - 12:01 pm .- Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, denounced media assertions that his recent comments show Vatican support for homosexual unions.
Jan 10, 2013 - 02:13 am .- Defending the sexual complementarity between men and women in marriage is an essential first step in building up a healthy “culture of marriage” as a whole, say the authors of a new book.
Jan 7, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- A socialist government official in Andalusia, Spain, called for a local Catholic bishop to be “muzzled” for arguing that men and women are both different and complementary.
Nov 14, 2012 - 04:06 pm .- An Italian priest who serves as a spiritual director for dozens of divorced Catholics in Rome said that the Church needs to lovingly embrace its members who have suffered from separation.
Sep 1, 2012 - 07:06 am .- Prominent members of the Republican Party highlighted faith and family values as being intrinsic to America’s identity as a nation at the party’s 2012 national convention.
Aug 10, 2012 - 09:43 am .- The Knights of Columbus awarded a family from Kentucky for their commitment to the Catholic faith, as well as members from around the world who have shown a commitment to serving the needy in their communities.
Jul 26, 2012 - 02:19 am .- A group of concerned mothers across the country is protesting an upcoming television show that depicts homosexuality and surrogate childbearing as “the new normal family.”
Jun 5, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- At the conclusion of a lunch with Church leaders in Milan on June 3, Pope Benedict XVI said that despite the hostility Catholics face worldwide, God holds the faithful close to himself.
Jun 3, 2012 - 08:25 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has told the 7th World Meeting of Families in Milan that the family based upon marriage can revolutionize modern society for the better.
Jun 3, 2012 - 05:33 am .- Pope Benedict XVI announced this morning at the closing Mass of the seventh World Meeting of Families that the next gathering will be held in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
May 31, 2012 - 05:00 pm .- The legal definition of marriage nationwide is at risk because of a federal appeals court decision that declared part of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional for restricting federal benefits to married opposite-sex couples, pro-family leaders say.
May 31, 2012 - 12:00 pm .- On the eve of Pope Benedict’s visit to the 7th World Meeting of Families in Milan, the city’s archbishop believes there are real signs of hope that Christian family life is undergoing a revival.
May 15, 2012 - 02:19 am .- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that the morals and values held by a culture are important because of the role they play in a nation’s ultimate success or failure.
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