The importance of marriage and family is at the core for the future of both the church and society, said Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas.
Pontifical Council for the Laity
Updated -- Vatican City -- Bishop Kevin Farrell will head Pope Francis' mission to promote "the pastoral care to families."
During the first day of their summer assembly, the U.S. bishops focused on issues of religious liberty, same-sex marriage, and participation in the U.S. political sphere.
No one knows exactly what the Council of Cardinals say to each other when they get together, but we know their talks involve financial reform, laity and family life.