Pope Francis’ powerful words to the Schoenstatt Movement on marriage and family, and why we may be at fault for marriage’s decline

Pope Francis-Schoenstatt

On October 25, 2014, the Holy Father met in private audience with the Apostolic Movement of Schoenstatt in the Paul XI Hall. It was part of the movement’s 100th Anniversary celebration. When representatives of Schoenstatt asked the pontiff how they, as a movement, could help to support the renewal of marriage and family, he had some powerful words, not only for them, but for all of us.

It’s not only the couples who are at fault for marriage’s decline; it can also  be their family and friends’ faults. Read more in my latest for Aleteia,

Tells Schoenstatt group that marriage is seen as a “social event,” underappreciated as sacrament

John Harper and I will be chatting about this vital topic on Relevant Radio’s “Morning Air” this morning at 8am CST. I promise it’ll be a lively discussion. Join us live or catch the podcast later: http://www.relevantradio.com/programs/morning-air

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