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Pope Francis: A good father shouldn't slap his child in the face

Video. (Rome Reports). In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the family and the indispensable role fathers play in raising children. It's about being present and offering guidance, he said, not about offending or humiliating the child. SUMMARY POPE'S CATECHESIS: Dear [...]
Tags: Love of God, Responsibility, Love, family, Father, Rome, Pope Francis
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"Families, the world needs your witness"

Video, with English subtitles. Prelate's words of encouragement to families in his homily at the September 28 Mass of thanksgiving for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo.
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Opus Dei prelate, family
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Pope explains how an absent father affects a family

Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope resumed his weekly catechesis on the family. He talked the troubles an absent father can generate in his children and family. He also announced that next week he will talk about the beauty of fatherhood. SUMMARY OF THE POPE'S CATECHESIS Dear [...]
Tags: Love, family, Father
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You See Me, You Hear Me

By St. Josemaria Institute In the Preface to his book “You See Me, You Hear Me”, Fr. Michael Giesler writes: “What an amazing and consoling statement—to think that the infinite God, who made all things and sustains all things, deeply desires that we speak with him [...]
Tags: Children, Prayer, Ordinary life, family, St Josemaria Institute
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Coming back to the Faith and to happiness

Video. (Digito Identidad). A personal look at how we can find our faith through the example of our friends, taken from a DVD about marriage and family entitled “Take a chance on happiness”. This video has been released containing very practical teachings of St Josemaría [...]
Tags: Friendship, Marriage, family
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Pope reflects on his trip to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, during general audience

Video. (Rome Reports). In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected on the highlights of his recent trip to Asia. Echoing themes he talked about in Sri Lanka and the Philippines, the Pope emphasized the important role families play in society. He added that he [...]
Tags: Poverty, family, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Pope Francis
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Pope Francis gives tips to families, married couples and even children

Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope gave quite a few headliners when he addressed families in the Philippines. He started off with giving the crowd a few tips on happiness. Among them-don't stop dreaming! They were off the cuff remarks he said in Spanish. "Every [...]
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Pope to Mothers: Thank You!

Video. (Rome Reports). In his first general audience of 2015, Pope Francis focused his catechesis on the role of mothers both in society and in the Church. He added that being a mother entails much more than just childbearing. He went on to describe motherhood [...]
Tags: Holy Family, Our Lady, family, Pope Francis
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Pope Francis to large families: you are a gift to society

(Vatican Radio). Pope Francis said on Sunday that “in a world often marred by selfishness, a large family is a role model for solidarity and sharing and this benefits the whole of society.” The Pope’s remarks came during an address to a gathering of [...]
Tags: Generosity, Holy Family, Love, family, Christmas, Pope Francis
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Pope Francis: The Holy Family is a shining example of mercy

(Vatican Radio). Pope Francis said on Sunday that “his thoughts are with those on board the missing AirAsia plane that disappeared during a flight between Indonesia and Singapore.” He added he was also thinking of two separate accidents involving two merchant ships and a [...]
Tags: Faith, Holy Family, family, Christmas, Rome, Pope Francis, mercy