Who Writes Letters to Families? The Catholic Church, That’s Who…

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"[The family] is the vital cell of society." - Second Vatican Council (Apostolicam Actuositatem) Who writes letters to families? The Catholic Church, that's who. In 1980, Pope John Paul II convened the Fifth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to discuss The Role of the Christian Family in the Modern World. For background, the Synod of Bishops is a body of Bishops from all over the world which serves as a (non-binding) advisory council to the Pope on selected issues. There are … [Read more...]


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