5 of Pope Francis Suggestions for Families
Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States included a visit to Philadelphia to be part of the World Meeting of Families 2015 Congress. The conference, which is held every three years, is an international event that “seeks to strengthen the sacred bonds of family across the globe and highlight its intrinsic value to the good of society.” For the 2015 conference, which marked the first time it was held in the United States, the theme was “Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive.”
But it’s not surprising that Pope Francis graciously played a central role in the conference. Like Saint John Paul II, who started the conference in 1994, the role of the family in society is something that seems to be dear to his heart. Since he became Pope Francis, the pontiff has spoken about family several times. Here are five of his suggestions for Christians to create faith-filled families.