Marriage

April 26, 2013

Law Must be Based in Truth, Archbishop Tells Judges

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski says the state justly favors stable marriages because they serve the common good as the optimal conditions for the raising of future generations of its citizens.

April 26, 2013

Colombian Senate Rejects Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Colombia, Cardinal Ruben Salazar, had issued a plea to lawmakers to consider the Church’s arguments on the question and to protect marriage.

April 24, 2013

Theologian: Same-Sex Civil Unions Discriminate Against Married Couples

Ethics professor cautions equating homosexual unions to marriage because the legal system starts to transform the nature of marriage as a social and legal institution.

April 24, 2013

Debate, Protests Mark Legalization of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ in France

The new law allows same-sex couples to receive medical treatment for artificial procreation and adopt children.

April 23, 2013

Florist Faces Second Lawsuit Over ‘Gay Wedding’ Refusal

A florist in Washington now faces two lawsuits, one from the Washington state attorney general and another from the American Civil Liberties Union.

April 19, 2013

Bishop Criticizes ‘Gay Marriage’ Approval in New Zealand

The Pacific island nation became the first country in the region and the 13th country in the world to grant legal recognition to same-sex ‘marriage.’

April 4, 2013

Study Shows Black Americans Reject ‘Gay Rights’ Equation

Rev. Bill Owens, founder and president of the Coalition of African-American Pastors, criticized the analogy of same-sex ‘marriage’ to the push for racial equality.

April 1, 2013

Tools for Knowing the Nature of Marriage and the Source of Human Thriving

A Register exclusive from Archbishop Charles Chaput.

March 26, 2013

Archbishop Cordileone Leads D.C. Marriage March in Prayer

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments that challenge California’s Proposition 8, a state measure recognizing marriage as existing solely between a man and a woman.

March 20, 2013

Catholic Students Lobby at U.N. Commission on Women

The students hoped to stress the importance of human dignity and the family to members of the commission.

March 18, 2013

Should We Be Concerned About Pope Francis's Inaugural Mass?

February 27, 2013

Harvard Debate Stresses Meaning and Purpose of Marriage

Law student warns against the social harm that would come from a redefinition of marriage.

December 11, 2012

In Memoriam: Richard Wilkins, a True Friend of the Family

COMMENTARY: Remembering a friend and colleague in the fight to preserve marriage.

November 16, 2012

Should the Church Preemptively Withdraw From the Civil Marriage Business?

October 31, 2012

Four State Battles Over Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Highlight Dueling Church Strategies

Dioceses in some states work with campaign organizations that face well-funded opponents; in others, the local bishop keeps politics at arm’s length.

October 15, 2012

3 Things My Mother-in-Law Did Right

September 26, 2012

Archbishop Myers Issues Pastoral Letter on Marriage

Newark, N.J., archbishop says Catholics 'must exercise their right to be heard in the public square by defending marriage.'

September 10, 2012

Marriage After 40

August 31, 2012

Romney Vows to Protect Life, Honor Institution of Marriage and Guarantee Freedom of Religion

Mitt Romney’s Aug. 30 address concluded the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., following his acceptance of the GOP nomination for president.

August 26, 2012

Advice for Wives and Husbands

User's Guide to Sunday, Aug. 26.

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