April 8, 2016

In ‘The Joy of Love,’ pope urges sharing truth of family with mercy, helping those struggling

The same mercy and patience essential for building a strong family must be shown to those whose families are in trouble, the pope said.
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A little bit country: Pope looks at the nitty gritty of family life

In "Amoris Laetitia", Pope Francis' postsynodal apostolic exhortation on the family, there is passion and devotion, but also heartache and sweat.
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My favorite cross – and Cub Scout Den Mother

The memory bank is on overload this week.While most of Baltimore was obsessed with Orioles’ Opening Day April 4, I was more interested in the NCAA basketball final, which featured a star turn for Villanova by Mount St. Joseph grad Phil Booth. What made the night resonate was that I used
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First Thoughts on “Amoris Laetitia”

Will Amoris Laetitia end all debate on these matters? Hardly. But it does indeed represent a deft and impressive balancing of the many and often contradictory interventions at the two Synods on the Family
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First take: Local Catholic leaders in Baltimore archdiocese react to ‘The Joy of Love’

Archbishop Lori said the document is a beautiful, compassionate, realistic celebration of love that contains much that is helpful.
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Archdiocese of Baltimore to hold town hall meetings on families

The archdiocesan office of Marriage and Family Life will host four town hall meetings about families at locations around the archdiocese in April.
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