Watch: ‘We assist everyone without any distinction’ – Cana Movement President

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Arthur Galea Salomone, President of the Cana Movement said that the movement assists every couple without distinguishing whether they have been married using Catholic marriage rites.

Galea Salomone was interviewed after the Cana Movement hosted the annual meeting of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) in Malta earlier on during the week. Archbishop Charles Scicluna addressed the conference.

Representatives of the Catholic Families’ Associations from 16 European countries attended the annual meeting during which they shared their experiences and country reports in respect of the initiatives they have undertaken in their respective countries to strengthen families.

Galea Salomone spoke of the Movement’s work in Malta, and the services on offer to assist couples experiencing problems in their relationships. He explained that in Malta the apostolic exhortation, Amoris laetitia, by Pope Francis is put into practice, stating that no distinction is made between the families. The apostolic exhortation covers a wide range of subjects related to marriage and family life as well as contemporary challenges which are faced by families.

Cana Movement’s president explained that through the meeting held in Malta, he had the opportunity to share the initiatives taken by the movement as well as share the experiences with their European counterparts, stating that with such initiatives the organisations could be more effective with the pastoral care of families.

FAFCE’s president Antoine Renard in a comment said that the recommendations that emerged from the meeting are aimed at strengthening families.

The conference was organised over two days, 14 and 15 May. International Day of Families is marked on 15 May.