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This January during his annual address to the Roman Rota, Pope Francis called on the Church to adopt a catechumenate model for marriage preparation, “I must repeat the need for a ‘new catechumenate’ in preparation for marriage … it is urgent to implement practically what was proposed in Familiaris Consortio,”

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis announced he is establishing a new office for laity, family and life, which combines the responsibilities of two pontifical councils. The pope made the announcement Oct. 22 during the afternoon session of the Synod of Bishops on the