Thursday, June 09, 2005

pope benedict on men, women, and marriage

Marriage and the family are not casual sociological constructs, fruits of a particular historical and economic situation,” the Holy Father said. “On the contrary, the question of the right relationship between man and woman has its roots in the most profound essence of the human being, and can only find its answer in the latter.

The Bible presents man as “created in the image of God, and God himself is love. For this reason, the vocation to love is what makes man the authentic image of God: He becomes like God in the measure that he becomes someone who loves.

Thank you Fr. Harmon. Read the whole thing here.

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