RIO DE JANEIRO — Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston encouraged thousands of pilgrims gathered for a World Youth Day catechesis talk in Rio de Janeiro to choose carefully, use the right criteria and remember their vocation as evangelizers when picking a spouse.
“Don’t marry someone because they’re rich or you share the same hobbies,” he said July 26 at the city’s entertainment venue, Vivo Rio. “Marry someone because you share the same sense of mission.”
“Get married to have children!” he told the young people present.
Millions of pilgrims from across the globe poured into Rio for the July 23-28 World Youth Day events, which included three mornings of catechesis sessions with various...READ MORE