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In Ancient Rome, Pope Affirms Ancient Truths

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Tony Perkins and a host of other faith and cultural leaders are in Rome to meet with Pope Francis. This is the first installment of Tony’s experiences and insight during his visit.

Pope Francis began the gathering of international religious leaders this morning with a clear message that marriage and family are in trouble in large part because some are yielding the truth to trends. “In our day,” he said to the gathering of international religious and cultural leaders, “marriage and the family are in crisis. We now live in a culture of the temporary, in which more and more people are simply giving up on marriage as a public commitment.”

The Pope explained that it is important to challenge young people to not to build upon the temporal, but rather the transcendent. “It is important that they young people do not give themselves over to the poisonous mentality of the temporary, but rather be revolutionaries with the courage to seek true and lasting love, going against the common pattern: this must be done.” Read_More_button

Source: Tony Perkins, christianpost.com