For the Woman Who Wasn’t There: To All the Moms who Watched Philly From Afar

When we welcomed Pope Francis into our country, I’m sure many of you moms, like me, dreamt of traveling to be with the crowds who were there to celebrate, listen, and pray with the pontiff. Of course, for most of us, it never got further than a fleeting, wishful thought. Read the rest…

Pope Encourages Family Life

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

In his video address to participants at the Sixth World Meeting of Families in Mexico City, Pope Benedict XVI said families must become “a living Gospel which everyone may read” and called upon Christians everywhere to work for “adequate cultural, juridical, economic, social and health protection for families,” and support for freedom of choice in the schooling of their children.

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