Pope Francis meets with bishops taking part in the World Meeting of Families at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia.


Pope Francis attending the World Meeting of Families Celebration of Families and Prayer Vigil. He meets with families from the U.S., Australia, Ukraine, Jordan, Nigeria, and his homeland of Argentina. The celebration includes musical performances from Andrea Bocelli, Aretha Franklin and others. MC: Mark Wahlberg.



World Meeting of Families Keynote: The Joy of the Gospel of Life by Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley and Pastor Rick Warren.


The Family: A Home for the Wounded Heart | Keynote Address by Cardinal Luis Antonia Tagle at the World Meeting of Families.


A true saint of our times, Gianna Molla was a mother and doctor who loved the arts, culture and fashion. When complications arose during her fourth pregnancy, she sacrificed her own life for the life of the child. Today she is celebrated as a model of radical sacrifice, virtue and joy.


Pope John XXII will forever be remembered for calling the historic Second Vatican Council. But to his large family living in Soto El Monte in Nothern Italy, he was always Angelo, the simple, humble priest and a loving son.


Known as the Lily of the Mohawks, Kateri Tekakwitha was a bold and courageous young Native American woman who defied cultural expectations by dedicating her life to Jesus Christ in the harsh world of 17th century North America. 


Born Giovanni Battista Montini, Paul VI is affectionately known as the pilgrim pope. The Church that we know today is deeply shaped by the Second Vatican Council and is in many ways a reflection of Paul VI’s pontificate.


What can a woman of faith accomplish? Just about anything. "Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you." Matthew 17:20


Benedict Family from Caledonia, Michigan

Emerson Family | Madison, Wisconsin

Stackpole Family | New York City

Bolger Family | Toronto

Light Family | Cornwall, Ontario


Father Michael McGivney is one of America’s most extraordinary Catholic priests. As a parish priest in New Haven, he made a deep impact on his community and Fr. McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus, a mutual benefit society that today remains the world’s largest Catholic lay organization with 1.8 million members in 13 nations.


On May 20, 1990 in St. Peter's Square, St. John Paul II beatified Pier Giorgio Frassati, calling him the "Man of the Eight Beatitudes". Through his example, Bl. Pier Giorgio proclaims that a life lived in Christ's Spirit, the Spirit of the Beatitudes, is blessed and that only the person who becomes a "man or woman of the Beatitudes" can succeed in communicating love and peace to others.



World Meeting of Families Keynote: The Joy of the Gospel of Life by Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley and Pastor Rick Warren.