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Click to read a Catholic News Agency story about Our Holy Father’s recent comments on marriage as an instrument of salvation.
Here is an excerpt from the article, reminding us of the valuable role that marriage and family play in drawing us closer to virtue and salvation:
“‘Marriage is truly an instrument of salvation, not only for married people but for the whole of society,’ he underscored.
“He went on to explain that ‘like any worthwhile goal,’ it is demanding, challenging and calls us to sacrifice for the good of another while also inviting us to “nurture and protect the gift of new life.’
“The stable family, the Holy Father added, is the ‘first and most fundamental school for virtuous living and the qualities of good citizenship.'”