Pope Francis appealed to Pastors to support Christian missionary couples, who join families "left on the margins of our pastoral" ministry. On January 25, 2020, before the magistrates, lawyers and members of the Roman Rota — Court of Appeal for cases of marital nullity �, the Holy Father also invited couples to "wake" Pastors "from their torpor," too "immobile or blocked by the philosophy of the little circle of the perfect."