The family was ordained of God that children might be trained up for himself; it was before the church, or rather the first form of the church on earth.
Pope Leo XIII (1810 - 1903)
Contributed by: Zaady
Inasmuch as the domestic household is antecedent, as well as in idea as in fact, the family must necessarily have rights and duties which are prior than those of the Community and founded more immediately in nature.
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