Pro-Family Congress Celebrates Shift: ‘The Tide Is Turning’

VERONA — Organizers of the massive World Congress on the Family, which begins Friday in Verona, Italy, are optimistic that people’s perceptions on the family are changing all over the world, with renewed appreciation for the importance of traditional marriage and the centrality of the family for civilization.

A woman bottle-feeds her baby during a Pope's audience for children and families of the Santa Marta dispensary on December 16, 2018 at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO / AFP) (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)