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World Meeting of Families 2018

The treasure of families

"When speaking of families, often the image of a treasure comes to my mind," Pope Francis says in The Pope Video for August.

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New stamps to mark Pope’s visit

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has welcomed the publications of two stamps to mark the visit of Pope Francis to Dublin for the World Meeting of Families

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A church in crisis

Theologian Gerry O'Hanlon SJ speaks about crisis, conscience and opportunity in the wake of Ireland's historic decision to repeal the 8th amendment

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The goodness of young people

PATRICK MULDOON :: The blogger focuses particularly on the goodness of young people in light of the forthcoming visit of Pope Francis to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families.

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Pope’s visit to Ireland confirmed

Pope Francis wants more than a "once off celebrity concert buzz" for his visit to Ireland, says Irish Jesuit theologian Gerry O'Hanlon

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Singing ‘We are the Church’

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: An experience at the once Jesuit church in Ballymun triggered the author to follow a path of inclusivity which will not stop at the World Meeting of Families in August.

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Psalm 23 – excluding no one

With the forthcoming World Meeting of Families in mind, Gavin T. Murphy adapts Psalm 23 in accordance with the Pope remarking that the Church ought to be like the Good Shepherd.

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Pope Francis on the family – a view from Rome

According to Dr Gerry Whelan SJ, the Pope's document on the family, Amoris Laetitia ('The Joy of Love'), is hugely significant – more than a superficial reading would let one know.

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