40 Years Later: The Impact of Familiaris Consortio
November 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
“The family in the modern world, as much as and perhaps more than any other institution, has been beset by the many profound and rapid changes that have affected society and culture. “
(Opening line of Familiaris Consortio, the apostolic exhortation by Pope Saint John Paul II, written in 1981)
Forty years ago, Pope John Paul II wrote Familiaris Consortio (The Fellowship of the Family), recognizing the extreme pressure placed on families by social change. How has the family, the fundamental basis of society, been impacted since this important document was written? Join us as Patrick Novecosky, author of 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, discusses this important Church document on the role of families in our world today.