Pope presides over wedding of 20 couples at St. Peter’s Basilica

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Marriage, Marriage Enrichment, News

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Presiding over the wedding of 20 couples in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated marriage as the union of a man and woman playing complementary roles during their common journey through life.“This is what marriage is all about: man and woman walking together, wherein the husband helps his wife to become ever more …

Pope Francis to beatify Pope Paul VI at Synod of Bishops on the family

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

VATICAN CITY (Catholic News Service) — Pope Francis will beatify Pope Paul VI Oct. 19 during the closing Mass of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family. Pope Francis signed a decree May 9 recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope Paul, who led the church from 1963 to 1978, and authorized publication of the Oct. 19 …