The Catholic Church’s vision for marriage and family is a "life-giving proposal" says John Wilson, Archbishop of Southwark.

He's coming to Edinburgh this month to talk about the beauty and challenges facing married couples in the 21st Century.

He said: "The to speak about the church’s vision for marriage and family.

"It’s a positive proposal, a life-giving proposal. It’s about what it is to be created in the image and likeness of God, male and female, and how we live that through the vocation of marriage and family life."

Much of his talk will be based around Pope Francis' encyclical Amoris laetitia ('The Joy of Love').

He added: "Pope Francis touches on lots of themes from scripture and the tradition of the church. That includes the pastoral reality of our experience about the joy of God’s gift of love. That’s experienced in a special way through the sacrament of marriage.

"The family – that domestic church - is the foundation, the building block of our communities and the life of our church. I'll be looking at how to strengthen the life of your family, its spirituality and sense of vocation. It's also a chance to support people in the challenges they face in marriage.

"I think the example parents give of their loving relationship and their faith as disciples together overflows into the life of their children. It’s the best foundation someone can have for a life of faith themselves."

Whether you're married, divorced, separated or single, come along and discover more.

Your Marriage is Your Vocation, Saturday 26 October, 2-5pm, Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh. Book your place now at Eventbrite or call 0131 623 8900.