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Nov 20, 2017 - 03:00 pm .- Catholic author Mary Eberstadt is a senior fellow of the Faith & Reason Institute, and the author of several best-selling books, including Adam and Eve After the Pill and How the West Really Lost God.  In the Nov. 6 issue of The Weekly Standard, Eberstadt published “The Primal Screen of Identity Politics,” an essay exploring the contours of contemporary American politics, our search for identity, and the importance of the family. In an interview with CNA editor-in-chief JD Flynn, Eberstadt offers important insights for all Catholic Americans.
Nov 11, 2017 - 11:16 am .- The future of the Church and the world is dependent on the good of the family, said Pope Francis in a video message Saturday.
Oct 31, 2017 - 03:01 am .- For years, Cecilia Cunningham and her husband took their children trick-or-treating in their then-suburban Philadelphia neighborhood.
Oct 28, 2017 - 10:36 am .- In a lengthy speech to civil and ecclesiastical leaders of Europe on Saturday, Pope Francis defended the family as being made up of a man and woman open to life – saying that this fundamental community is also a model for secular communities.
Oct 3, 2017 - 02:18 pm .- Mitch Davis had the best intentions for his career and family life. He was an executive at the Disney and Columbia movie studios in the 1980s. He wanted to make family films, and he made the effort to be home around his kids, while many Hollywood colleagues logged countless extra hours at their offices.
Sep 19, 2017 - 07:32 am .- On Tuesday Pope Francis issued a new motu proprio changing the legal status of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, making it a theological institute charged with studying marriage and the family from a scientific perspective.
Sep 11, 2017 - 04:07 pm .- On his return flight from Colombia, Pope Francis said that seeing parents’ devotion for their children gives him hope for the country’s future.
Aug 12, 2017 - 04:23 am .- Divorce rates in Malawi have increased in the past few years, leading the local Catholic Church to emphasize the importance of family life and marriage preparation.
Jul 27, 2017 - 04:40 pm .- In a world that can sometimes seem disheartening, Christians have a path to the future in lives of joy and love, Archbishop Chaput said Thursday.
Jul 21, 2017 - 10:30 am .- When most people hear about a stereotypical “large Catholic family,” they might picture a van that seats six or eight kids. Most wouldn’t think of having so many great-grandchildren that you’ve lost count.
May 6, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- The Vatican's point-man on family and life issues says rather than just complaining about problems we see in society, we need to focus on the Church's rich, beautiful take on marriage and the family.
Apr 8, 2017 - 05:32 am .- U.S. immigration authorities should show mercy on a detained Catholic mother with a special needs child, who fled Mexico when drug cartels began to persecute her family, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati said this week.
Mar 30, 2017 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis issued a message ahead of the 2018 World Meeting of Families (WMOF), saying couples and families should root their relationships in the love of God, which then propels them to joyfully share it with others.
Dec 31, 2016 - 02:33 pm .- Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who witnessed the Marian apparitions at Fatima, died in 2005. But before her death, she predicted that the final battle between Christ and Satan would be over marriage and the family.  
Oct 27, 2016 - 04:51 pm .- Doctrine and theological reflection are to be formed by its evangelizing purpose and by pastoral concerns, Pope Francis told the faculty and students of the John Paul II Institute on Thursday.
Oct 27, 2016 - 11:21 am .- As the contentious 2016 campaign season draws to a close, hundreds of university students are coming together to focus on strong marriages and sexual integrity as the bedrock of a health society.
Sep 26, 2016 - 02:15 pm .- Some 400,000 people filled the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to protest the Mexican government’s attempt to redefine marriage as anything but a union between one man and one woman.
Aug 24, 2016 - 05:09 am .- The Vatican recently rolled out a new sex education course designed to help parents and educators talk to teens about sex and counter messages on social media.  
Jun 20, 2016 - 10:00 am .- In April, Robert Spaemann, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Munich, attracted significant attention for an interview with Anian Christoph Wimmer, editor of CNA's German-language edition.
Jun 14, 2016 - 03:13 am .- In a testimony at the Vatican’s Jubilee for the sick and disabled, the husband of the late Chiara Corbella Petrillo – who died after rejecting medical treatment in order to save her unborn child – spoke about his wife's joyful faith in the face of terminal illness.

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