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World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis' letter for the 2018 World Meeting of Families is presented at a Vatican press conference

Pope Francis' letter for the 2018 World Meeting of Families is presented at a Vatican press conference

Pope's letter for Dublin World Meeting of Families presented

30/03/2017 12:34

Pope Francis has written a letter to the organisers of next year’s World Meeting of Families, who presented the event at the Vatican press office on Thursday morning

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin speaking in the Vatican press office

'Gospel of the family, joy for the world' is theme of Dublin WMF

24/05/2016 13:48

At a press conference in the Vatican on Tuesday, organisers of the 9th World Meeting of Families announced it would take place in Dublin from August 22nd to 26th 2018 on the theme 'The Gospel of the family, joy for the world’

Pope Francis poses with Catire and Noel Walker, and their children, (from left, Cala, Dimas, Mia and Carmin) during a meeting on Sunday at the Saint C

Pope Francis poses with Catire and Noel Walker, and their children, (from left, Cala, Dimas, Mia and Carmin) during a meeting on Sunday at the Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, in Philadelphia.

Pope Francis meets with Argentinian family that drove 13,000 miles

28/09/2015 13:17

Pope Francis on Sunday met with an Argentinian family that had taken a nearly 200-day and 13,000 mile journey across the Americas to see him at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

 

Pope Francis waves to the crowds in Philadelphia from the popemobile

Pope Francis waves to the crowds in Philadelphia from the popemobile

'Vatican Weekend' for 27 September , 2015

27/09/2015 19:16

(Vatican Radio) On 'Vatican Weekend' for 27 September, 2015 we shine the spotlight on the final leg of the Apostolic journey of Pope Francis to Cuba and the United States. One  which has taken him to the US city of  Philadelphia to attend the 8th 'World Meeting of Families'.

Pope Francis at the prayer vigil for the Festival of Families September 26th in Philadelphia

Pope Francis at the prayer vigil for the Festival of Families September 26th in Philadelphia

Pope Philadelphia: An evening of prayer and song

27/09/2015 08:37

What was it actually like to be at the Prayer Meeting for the Festival of Families in Philadelphia on Saturday night? Our correspondent Sean Patrick Lovett was there and got a bird's eye view of the evening.

Crowds awaiting the arrival of Pope Francis in Philadelphia

Crowds awaiting the arrival of Pope Francis in Philadelphia

Philly eagerly awaits arrival of Pope Francis

26/09/2015 14:24

Early Saturday morning, Pope Francis will be flying from New York to Philadelphia to take part in the World Meeting of Families, which began earlier this week.