Thursday, January 21, 2016

Documentary addresses disparagement of fatherhood

Diocese of Phoenix releases short film on 'Society's Crisis in Masculinity'
The Office of Marriage and Respect Life of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix release a documentary-style short film to create awareness of a crisis in masculinity in today's society.
With regarded to this crisis highlighted by the film, Michael Phelan, director of the Marriage and Respect Life Office said, "Historical circumstances have periodically devastated families, but we have never seen the disparagement of masculininty and fatherhood, or abandonment of men's responsibilities that we are seeing now. It calls for an unprecedented response from the Church."
The film was released a few weeks after Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted's apostolic exhortation "Into the Breach", the short film shows the Diocese of Phoenix's urgency to combat the crisis on masculinity.
View the film above, or at this link.

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