Pope Francis meets with the Italian Forum of Family Associations

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Pope Francis met with the Italian Forum of Family Associations on the 25th anniversary of the organization.

The Pope stressed that the family is the center of God’s project for love and complicity between a man and a woman, entrusting them the work to give life to a new creature and take care and of the newborn’s safety, education and development.

He said that the Jesus’ love towards the children, His rapport with the Father and His defense in favor of a lasting marriage are all witnesses to the fact that family is the center of God’s project.

The Pope went on to say that the family should represent the primary concern of civil institutions and he called for the promotion of the growth of healthy and happy families, caring for children’s education and difficult situations.