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Bishop Gregory Mansour released his sixth pastoral letter on men's spirituality on Oct. 12, 2023.

Maronite bishop dives deep into the ‘masculine soul’

Nov 23, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Maronite Bishop Gregory Mansour has issued his sixth pastoral letter on male spirituality. Read more

St. Joseph by Guido Reni. Public Domai

Louisville archbishop issues statement to celebrate Father’s Day

Jun 18, 2023

By Zoe Romanowsky

Bishop Shelton J. Fabre’s words on the role of fathers in welcoming life is a reminder of the importance the... Read more

Hungary defines family as having a mother and a father

Dec 15, 2020

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

Virtual conference to promote fatherhood as boon to society 

Jun 21, 2020

By Perry West

A New Hampshire Catholic college is hosting a virtual conference this week on “Rediscovering Fatherhood” to help men fulfill their... Read more

Pro-life groups laud Pampers move to place changing tables in men's restrooms

Jun 16, 2019

By Mary Farrow

Pro-life groups are cheering an initiative from Pampers which is seeking to place 5,000 diaper changing tables in men’s restrooms... Read more

Pope Francis at a Wednesday general audience in Paul VI hall on Jan. 16, 2019.

Pope Francis: 'God loves you, even if you forget Him'

Jan 16, 2019

By Courtney Mares

God the Father will always be there for his beloved children, Pope Francis said Wednesday, with a reminder that the... Read more

Why fathers matter to the future of young black men

Mar 28, 2018

By Mary Farrow

A recent study shows that when it comes to upward economic mobility, family and community makes a notable difference in... Read more

Why this man says abortion isn't just a woman's issue

Jan 21, 2018

By Elise Harris

A man who lost his own child to abortion believes men have important things to say on the issue, and... Read more

A couple snaps a selfie with Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience on Feb. 4, 2015.

The best thing parents can give their children? Wisdom, Pope says

Feb 4, 2015

By Elise Harris

In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis said the role of parents is to teach their children with patience, gentleness,... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims present in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall for his Jan. 28, 2015 general audience.

A society without fathers is a society of orphans, Pope Francis says

Jan 28, 2015

By Elise Harris

In his general audience catechesis, Pope Francis turned to the role of fathers, saying that they play an irreplaceable role... Read more

Baby and Dad Sleeping by Vera Kratochvil (CC0 1.0).

Catholic men address 'identity crisis' of fatherhood

Jun 15, 2013

Several prominent Catholic men offer advice in new new book on how to respond to the modern uncertainty of what... Read more

Downton Abbey features Hugh Bonneville (center) as Robert Crawley, 7th Earl of Grantham. Photo courtesy of MASTERPIECE.

Conference to study father figures in television

Nov 28, 2012

At an upcoming spring conference, the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross will examine father figures and their portrayal in... Read more