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Unravelling the divorce mess

HONG KONG (SE): A formal blessing by Father Gregoire Vignola, from Resurrection parish, marked the opening of the Grace and Harmony Parenting Coordination Centre in Tsui Ping (North) Estate, Kwun Tong, on June 16.

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Pope Francis calls the family an opportunity not a problem

On 4 April 2016, Timothy Cardinal Dolan gave an interview to the French Catholic newspaper, Crux, in which he ventured a guess at what Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia), was going to be about.

He predicted it would be about marriage and not divorce. Now that the document is public, one can easily see that he was right. 








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Prioritising care for marginalised families

HONG KONG (SE): The Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council held its annual general meeting on November 13 at which it restated its commitment to strengthening the connection between marriage and family, as well as introducing new initiatives to support marginalised families.

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What do families need?

The wisecracking American baseball player and coach, Yogi Berra, once said: “If the world was perfect, it wouldn’t be.” 

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Framing marriage laws around sexual orientation is fraught with danger

SYDNEY (SE): When a government seeks to legislate on matters centred on the private affections of adults it is on dangerous ground, Chris Meney, the director of the Life Marriage and Family Centre for the archdiocese of Sydney, Australia, told the parliament of the state of New South Wales on August 13.

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