This article is from the Catholic Bishops website. Pope Francis recently reflected on “how beautiful marriage is.” He calls it part of the Masterpiece of Creation. You can access more of his words through the Bishops’ site.


Pope Francis recently reflected on the Gospel reading of Mark in which the Pharisees, wishing to put Jesus to the test, asked him whether it is lawful to divorce. The Pope reminded his listeners that Jesus “goes right back to the days of creation.” Jesus explains, “But from the beginning of creation, God made them male and female; ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one. So they are no longer two but one flesh.’”  (further reading)