VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Walter Kasper urged the Extraordinary Consistory on the Family to rediscover and proclaim the “gospel of the family.”
Cardinal Kasper spoke to about 150 Catholic cardinals on the morning of Feb. 20, after brief remarks by Pope Francis, who discussed “the beauty of the family and marriage,” as well as the family’s joys, hopes, struggles and sufferings.
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Holy See Press Office, summarized the cardinal’s speech, the text of which will not be released.
Father Lombardi said the cardinal discussed everything that is beautiful about the family, without avoiding its problems, Vatican Radio reported. The cardinal...READ MORE