Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Kevin Farrell’

Priests have no credibility in marriage preparation Comments 0

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Priests are not the best people to train others for marriage, according to the head of the Vatican’s office for the family. “They have no credibility; they have never lived the experience; they may know moral theology, dogmatic theology in theory, but to go from there to putting it into practice every day … they Read more

Cardinal says priests lack experience to prepare couples for marriage Comments 0

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Priests lack the necessary experience to offer marriage preparation programmes for engaged couples, says Cardinal Kevin Farrell. Farrell is the head of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life. Read more Related Posts:Women’s role in church life needs deeper reflectionBelgian cardinal backs celebrating gay…German cardinal says blessing gay couples okMarriage celebrants declining same gender Read more

Vatican bans Mary McAleese from women’s day conference Comments 0

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

The Vatican has banned former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, from speaking at a “Voices of Faith” conference. The conference has been held at the Vatican on International Women’s Day – celebrated on 8 March, since 2014. The list of potential speakers at the conference required approval from a cardinal. Mrs McAleese and two other Read more