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Orphaned children in India.

Catholic diocese in India offers cash incentives, scholarships for couples with more children

Aug 6, 2021

By Jose Torres, Jr.

The Eastern-rite Syro-Malabar Diocese of Palai in Kerala state said it will pay 1,500 rupees (about US$21) monthly to the... Read more

A detail from a graphic promoting the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life campaign.

Vatican dicastery urges youngsters to share wisdom of elderly people facing Christmas alone

Nov 27, 2020

A Vatican dicastery launched a new campaign Friday urging young people to share wisdom gleaned from the elderly facing Christmas... Read more

A detail from a graphic promoting the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life campaign.

Vatican dicastery launches ‘send a hug’ campaign for elderly isolated by pandemic

Jul 27, 2020

The Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life launched a new campaign Monday urging young people to “send a hug”... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

Families are a radical witness to hope in modern society, Archbishop Gomez says

Jun 19, 2019

The Christian family must become a “radical” sign against a climate of despair and isolation Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los... Read more

Dublin prepares for 2018 World Meeting of Families

Mar 22, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Just a little more than a year away, the Archdiocese of Dublin released a video Wednesday inviting families from around... Read more