Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Gotta love Pope Benedict
The Pope recently addressed the Pontifical Council for the Family and had some pretty powerful stuff here is a little bit:

The greatest help that can be given to children is a family where mother and father love them and each other, Benedict XVI says.

"Certainly," he said, "it is precisely the family, founded on marriage between a man and a woman, which is the greatest help that can be given to children. They want to be loved by a mother and a father who love one another, and they need to dwell, grow and live together with both parents, because the maternal and paternal figure are complementary in the education of children and in the construction of their personality and their identity.

"Hence, it is important that everything possible is done to make them grow in a united and stable family."

"A family environment that is not serene, the division of the couple and, in particular, separation with divorce do not fail to have consequences for the children," the Bishop of Rome cautioned, "whereas supporting the family and promoting its good, its rights, its unity and stability, is the best way of protecting the rights and the genuine needs of minors."

Read more at: www.zenit.org/article-28291?l=english