Note: As of this writing over 615,000 people have signed the text of this petition, entitled the Filial Appeal to Pope Francis on the Future of the Family, urging the pope to clearly reaffirm the Church's traditional teachings on marriage and family at the upcoming Synod on the Family in October, 2015. This includes an extensive list of dozens of high-level clergy including Cardinal Raymond Burke, Archbishop Timothy Broglio, and many others. Signatures gathered on this petition will be added to the total number. The text of the petition follows.
Ask Pope Francis to uphold Church teaching on marriage, family at the Synod