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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

Virtual conference to promote fatherhood as boon to society 

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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