Posts Tagged ‘WMoF’

Pope Francis says Irish trip was a mixture of joy and sorrow Comments 0

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Pope Francis says his trip to the World Meeting of Families in Ireland was a mixed bag of joy and sorrow. He came face to face with the joy exuded by families of all ages who turned out for the papal events, as well as the pain of those impacted by the abuses perpetrated by Read more

Normal marriage does not exist Cardinal tells WMoF Comments 0

Monday, August 27th, 2018

There is no such thing as a normal marriage Cardinal Vincent Nichols told the World Meeting of Families in a keynote address. “Everyone is different” and all married couples will go through periods of difficulty. Fragility and brokenness are part of that. Couples and families often need resources and support, Nichols said, although they should Read more

Youcat – new youth catechism launched Comments 0

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Youcat – a new version of the youth catechism – was launched at the World Meeting of Families (WMoF) in Ireland last week. Archbishop Christoph Schönborn of Vienna stressed the youth catechism, which has been adapted for young children, is a “faith book not Facebook.” It will be an important resource for children and their Read more