Defending the family

Pope Calls for Defense of Family

Catholic News Agency reports:

In an audience with members of an international Marian movement, Pope Francis warned that the sacrament of marriage has been reduced to a mere association, and urged participants to be witnesses in a secular world.

"The family is being hit, the family is being struck and the family is being bastardized," the Pope told those in attendance at the Oct. 25 audience.

"What is being proposed is not marriage, it's an association. But it's not marriage! It's necessary to say these things very clearly and we have to say it!" Pope Francis stressed.

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