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Hungary defines family as having a mother and a father

Hungary’s Parliament passed a law Tuesday defining the family as having a woman as the mother and a man as... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Oct. 1 2014.

In letter, Pope Francis asks for prayers for mothers facing the post-pandemic world

In a letter to an Italian journalist Monday, Pope Francis said we should pray for mothers to have courage as... Read more

As population plummets, Hungary to end income tax for moms of at least four

In an effort to encourage Hungarians to have more babies, the prime minister of the country has announced that women... Read more

Dr. Catherine Pakaluk and her children.

Having kids won’t doom your country, says #PostcardsForMacron creator

The idea that high fertility rates are a barrier to economic success is a contemporary myth, Catholic University of America... Read more

The letter that Pope Francis wrote to a young mother in prison.

Pope Francis wrote a letter to this young mother in prison

A prison inmate in Chile was surprised when she received a letter this summer from Pope Francis, whom she had... Read more

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A goodbye to 'Mama Irene,' the woman who adopted 58 kids

Irene Bertoni was 18 years-old during World War II. And it was at this tumultuous time that she discovered God's... Read more

Want to empower women? Support mothers, politician argues

Ahead of a conference discussing the presence of women in the 2015 development agenda, organizers said goals fall short of... Read more

Pope Francis kisses a baby at a Pontifical Council for Health Care conference on autism Nov. 22, 2014.

Pope Francis baptizes babies, says God's word helps faith grow

Pope Francis baptized 33 babies at the Sistine Chapel on Sunday, advising families to set an example for their children... Read more

Pope Francis prays before a statue of Mary in St. Peter's Basilica on Nov. 30, 2013.

Pope Francis hails motherhood as the 'antidote to individualism'

During his general audience Pope Francis lamented how mothers are often under-appreciated in their family role, and said they are... Read more

Women from across the nation relax and dance during the Edel Gathering conference in Austin, TX. Photo courtesy of Hallie Lord.

Catholic women's conference refreshes moms, forges friendships

A pair of Catholic authors has found a new way to give mothers some time off while helping break the... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Pope Francis: the Church is a mother who guides her children

In his general audience Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church, turning to the aspect of her maternity, of... Read more

Pope Francis greets the ill and disabled during his General Audience Nov. 13, 2013.

Pope Francis lauds testimony of working mothers

During his one-day trip to Molise Pope Francis met with personnel of the region’s university, urging them to find creative... Read more

Raquel Kato and her daughter, AveMarie Rose.

After crisis pregnancy, young mom finds fulfillment

A 22-year-old single mom who chose life during an unplanned pregnancy says that she has found “purpose and love” in... Read more

Kenyan family.

Global contraception push aims to 'eliminate motherhood'

The head of an international charity called the billions of dollars funding “reproductive health” in the developing world an effort... Read more

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Church is a love story, Pope Francis says

The Church is not merely “a human enterprise,” but “a love story,” said Pope Francis, and the faithful must remember... Read more