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Young amputee's sports success brings joy to family

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.

Over 100,000 march to defend marriage in Puerto Rico

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.

State of the Union speeches recognize role of family

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.

Vatican official rejects claims that he endorsed same-sex unions

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.  

Sexual difference critical to understanding marriage, authors say

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.

Socialist politician says Spanish bishop should be 'muzzled'

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.

Divorced should be embraced with kindness, priest underscores

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.

Role of faith, family emphasized at Republican convention

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.

Knights of Columbus honor service to life, family, religious freedom

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.

One Million Moms campaign urges removal of anti-family show

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.”

God holds the 'heart of mankind' in his hand, Pope says

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.

Pope: The married family can change the world

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.

Pope reveals next World Meeting of Families is in Philadelphia

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.

Family groups say anti-DOMA decision threatens marriage

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.

Cardinal Scola sees signs of revival in Christian family life

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.

Romney says culture's values will determine success of America's future

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.

Raleigh bishop grateful N. Carolina marriage amendment passed

May 10, 2012 - 04:11 am .- Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh thanked North Carolina voters for passing a marriage amendment that gives constitutional protections to the definition of marriage.

Santorum endorses Romney after meeting on key issues

May 10, 2012 - 12:01 am .- Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum has formally endorsed Mitt Romney for president, voicing confidence in Romney’s stance on key issues such as marriage and family.

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