Pope Francis also spoke against belief in magic, fortune telling, or tarot cards.
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On Saturday, the Holy Father presided at a marriage Mass being held at a small chapel in the Vatican Gardens.
Change comes on the heels of controversial new appointments at the head of the institute for studies on marriage and the family.
Full texts of the Pope's opening discourses.
Francis spoke to the thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Basilica for ‘Dry the Tears’ prayer vigil for all in need of consolation.
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'Motherhood is more than childbearing; it is a life choice entailing sacrifice, respect for life and commitment to passing on those human and religious values that are essential for a healthy society,' the Holy Father said in his general audience on Jan. 7.
The Holy Father grieved the violence that has ravaged and displaced many of the region's faithful in his Christmas message, telling them, ‘Your very presence is precious for the Middle East.’ He assured them of his prayers as well as the prayers of the Church.