Pope Francis is beloved by many because he locates the heart of Christian faith in justice and care for the most vulnerable, including the very poor and the earth itself. While his predecessors John Paul II and Benedict XVI also made major contributions to Catholic social thought, Francis has managed to shift the narrative of Catholic presence in the world from “private” to “public.” Yet, he chose to utilize the powerful instrument of the synod of bishops to bring attention not to poverty or environmental destruction but to the family, and he wrote what is the longest papal document ever ("The Joy of Love") on marriage. How are love and justice related in Pope Francis. thought? What would it mean for Catholics families to embrace Pope Francis' challenge?