Marriage

June 4, 2012

Vatican Publishes Judgment Against Sexual Ethics Book

Sister Margaret Farley’s text ‘cannot be used as a valid expression of Catholic teaching,’ states a notification likely to fuel debate over the obligations of Catholic women religious.

June 1, 2012

And we wonder why the secular west thinks Christians are ignorant homophobes?

May 14, 2012

Cardinal Dolan: 'The Law of the Gift' and a Truly Catholic University

As the Georgetown controversy continues, the president of the U.S. bishops' conference argues that academic freedom is compatible with an authentic Catholic identity.

May 10, 2012

Obama Formally Backs Same-Sex 'Marriage'

'The people of this country deserve better,' says Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference.

May 10, 2012

When Couples Struggle With the Deep, Dark Secret of Past Abortions

Let sleeping dogs lie? Or reveal it so the marriage will be based on truth? A Catholic post-abortion counselor offers advice.

April 21, 2012

Pray, Date, Marry

Catholic speaker Sarah Swafford's relationship advice and discernment before 'I do.' April 22 issue feature.

April 12, 2012

Excerpts From 'Our First, Most Cherished Liberty'

New USCCB statement on religious liberty: 'What is at stake is whether America will continue to have a free ... society — or whether the state alone will determine who gets to contribute to the common good.'

April 10, 2012

Was JFK Right to Uphold an ‘Absolute’ Separation of Church and State?

Rick Santorum bows out of the race. But his critique of President Kennedy has already prompted Cardinal Dolan to offer his own assessment of JFK's legacy, signaling a broader push to challenge Catholic attitudes on political engagement.

March 27, 2012

Pro-Life is Easy, Pro-Marriage is Hard

March 9, 2012

Pope to U.S. Bishops: Teach Youth About Catholic Vision of Love

Holy Father outlined the roots of the 'contemporary crisis of marriage and the family' to the bishops of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota March 9. Also on that day, he connected the New Evangelization and confession.

March 7, 2012

Hawaii Lawsuit Could Lead to Same-Sex 'Marriage' in the State

Catholics for the Common Good president: 'Going the domestic partnership and civil-union route is just a stepping stone to the civil redefinition of marriage.'

March 2, 2012

Will New Hampshire Restore Traditional Marriage?

A bill would turn back the 2009 law that legalized same-sex ‘marriage’ in the state. If the bill passes, it would mark the first time that a legislature will have reversed itself on the contentious issue. This comes amid a host of state bills on the issue.

March 1, 2012

Archbishop Nienstedt Fights the Attempt to Redefine Marriage in Minnesota

The archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis discusses the true importance of God’s plan as a vote on the nature of marriage comes to a vote in November.

February 29, 2012

Biblical Reasons for Fasting, Should Government Be Involved In Marriage, Purgatory, and much more!

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February 27, 2012

Practical Distributism, Red Ladder and White Ladder, St. Francis de Sales on Temptation, and more!

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February 16, 2012

Marriage Fight Continues in Washington State

UPDATE: Abortion coverage in insurance is also at stake. Same-sex 'marriage' was signed into law by the governor Feb. 13, and traditional-marriage groups have filed a referendum as Catholics and Christians speak up for God's plan for marriage.

February 14, 2012

The Gift of Self

Feb. 12 issue column: Gifts should reflect love that “bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things” (1 Corinthians 13:7).

February 13, 2012

Equipping Men for the Spiritual Battle

The co-host of EWTN’s Life on the Rock discusses his plan to prepare men for life’s most important moments.

February 11, 2012

Do You Want to Marry George Bailey or Prince Charming?

Thinking of marriage in terms of finding a 'soul mate.'

February 8, 2012

Federal Court Strikes Down California Marriage Law

Bishops denounce decision in high-profile case headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.

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