The Hope of the Family

A Dialogue with Gerhard Cardinal Muller

Ed. Carlos Granados

The Hope of the Family
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The main problem with the family in the Church today, contends Gerhard Cardinal Muller, is not the small number of civilly remarried divorced Catholics who want to receive Holy Communion. It is the large number of Catholics who live together before marriage, who marry civilly, or who do not even bother with marriage, as if these choices were sound options for Catholic living.

In this engaging conversation, Cardinal Muller, prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, addresses the challenges facing marriage and family life today. The loss of faith in many traditionally Christian societies has led to a crisis. In turn, cohabitation, civil marriage, and divorce and civil remarriage, further undermine faith because they harm the family as the “domestic Church” and the place of initial evangelization. Thus, the Church must undertake a robust new evangelization of the family: sharing the fullness of truth about marriage and family in Christ, encouraging families to worship and to pray together, and helping them to witness by their lives the joy of the gospel.

Pages : 88

Material: Paperback

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