Posts Tagged ‘fruitfulness’

Sterile celibacy leads to bitterness and gossip, Pope warns

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Among the dangers of a “sterile” form of celibacy are bitterness and gossip, Pope Francis told a group of Italian priests and bishops on July 26. When a priest disagrees with his bishop or when bishops disagree with each other, they must air their differences – even loudly – but never talk behind each other’s backs, Pope Read more

Pope asks married couples to raise kids not pets

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Pope Francis has warned married couples not give in to a culture of wellbeing and substitute owning dogs and cats for having children. To make this a deliberate choice can make for a bitter and lonely old age, the Pontiff warned at a Mass at his residence at the Vatican on June 2. Several couples Read more