'Familiaris Consortio', a road map: Part 2

2012-05-31 Vatican Radio

While the 7th ‘World Meeting of Families’ is currently taking place in Milan Veronica Scarisbrick continues to look at a document drawn up by Blessed John Paul II by the title of ‘Familiaris Consortio ‘ which focuses on the role of the Christian family in the modern world.

A document published on November 22, 1981 which this Polish Pontiff referred to during his Apostolic visit to Great Britain six months later.

Professor of Social teaching at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas here in Rome, Dominican Alejandro Crosthwaite gets asked shines the spotlight on this specific passage. One part of a homily focusing on the Sacrament of Marriage delivered at York's Knavesmere Racecourse on the 31 May 1982 during a Holy Mass dedicated in a special way to families:

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