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What people with intellectual disabilities can teach us about friendship

Dec 30, 2019

By Mary Farrow

When French Catholic Jean Vanier brought two men with intellectual disabilities to live with him in his home, he did... Read more

Dr. Urich Klopfer. Image from WNDU-TV South Bend

'You belong to Jesus' - The unlikely friendship of an abortionist and a pro-life Catholic

Nov 30, 2019

The unlikely friendship between a controversial abortion doctor and a local Catholic shows the impact of encounter and friendship in... Read more

Borys Gudziak, Archeparch of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

Ukrainian archbishop: No amount of world progress can replace friendship

Nov 12, 2019

Are the times these days good or bad?  Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience March 14, 2018.

Pope Francis: True wealth is found in friendship, not things

Sep 22, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

People and relationships are more valuable than things and the truly wealthy are those who are rich in friends, Pope... Read more

Fr. Mike Schmitz: Don't turn friendships into projects

Jan 8, 2018

Authentic Christian friendship requires intentionality and a willingness to be vulnerable, Fr. Mike Schmitz told attendees at a Catholic leadership... Read more

Men are craving authentic friendships – and it's ok to admit it

Dec 21, 2017

By Perry West

When Timothy Piazza pledged a fraternity at Pennsylvania State University in February 2017, he had hoped to find a brotherhood.  Read more

The role of friendship in helping young people with same-sex attraction

Aug 18, 2015

By Matt Hadro

True friendship is vital in helping young people who are struggling with same-sex attraction but trying to live a chaste... Read more

Woman praying in Milan, Aug. 21, 2007.

Is a 'vocation of friendship' key to gay ministry in the Church?

Oct 24, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Recovering an understanding of friendship as a vocation could be a way for the Church to help ease spiritual problems... Read more