Tag Archives: MARRIAGE

MARRIAGE IS ALL ABOUT SEX, OR IS IT ???

!!!! Marriage Redefined Young Evangelicals in Crisis By: John Stonestreet Published: May 28, 2015 7:03 AM http://www.breakpoint.org/bpcommentaries/entry/13/27451 Topics: Marriage & Family, Postmodernism, Worldview, Youth Issues What does the rising generation of young evangelicals think about marriage? Here’s the troubling truth. … Continue reading

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OUR STATES’ LAWS REFLECT THE FACT THAT EVERY CHILD WILL HAVE A MOTHER AND A FATHER, IT IS THE LAW OF NATURE

!!!! Our laws, including those under review in the cases now pending before the Supreme Court, reflect the judgment that marriage is the conjugal union of spouses, rooted in the sexual-reproductive complementarity of male and female, which brings together a … Continue reading

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HOW CAN A CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY GET IT SO WRONG; EASY, HIRE A JOURNALIST TO WRITE ON THEOLOGICAL SUBJECTS

!!!! Some correctives to another bad news article on annulments by Dr. Edward Peters I’ve never actually shot fish in a barrel (the idea always seemed stupid to me) but let me say anyway that pointing out errors, sometimes serious errors, … Continue reading

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NO MATTER WHAT YOU MAY CHOOSE TO CALL IT, SIN IS STILL SIN, OR DON’T YOU BELIEVE JESUS CHRIST

!!!! St. John Paul: “the Church does not agree to call good evil and evil good” Posted on 9 October 2014 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf From St. John Paul’s 1984 Post-Synodal Exhortation Reconciliatio et paenitentia: 34. I consider it my … Continue reading

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WHAT IS YOUR PROBLEM WITH POPE FRANCIS?

!!!! The So-Called “Francis Problem” By Fr. Mark Pilon http://www.thecatholicthing.org/columns/2014/the-so-called-qfrancis-problemq.html Sunday, 05 October 2014 A number of my friends are more upset than I tend to be by what they call the “Francis problem.” That’s not to say that I … Continue reading

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THE OCTOBER SYNOD OF BISHOPS REQUIRES A LOT OF PREPARATION BY THE BISHOP DELEGATES, ARE THEY DOING IT?

!!!! THREE TOPICS FOR THE 2014 SYNOD ON MARRIAGE By Dr. Edward Peters   Some lay experts at the 2012 Synod of Bishops The project to justify holy Communion for divorced-and-remarried Catholics seems to be losing steam. That’s good. As … Continue reading

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GOOD GRIEF, CHARLEY BROWN, DID YOU SLEEP THROUGH CONTRACTS 101?

!!!! Artist Jan van Eyck Year 1434 Type Oil on oak panel of 3 vertical boards Dimensions 82.2 cm × 60 cm (32.4 in × 23.6 in); panel 84.5 cm × 62.5 cm (33.3 in × 24.6 in) Location National Gallery, London No stroke of a pen will change the question underlying … Continue reading

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EVERYONE IS WILD ABOUT PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS, BUT BE CAREFUL SOME ARE INVALID IN THE CHURCH

!!!! A Catholic look at pre-nuptial agreements by Dr. Edward Peters Catholic discussion of “pre-nuptial agreements” (pre-nups) might be assisted by the following observations. First, although the Church’s position in regard to civil divorce is often presented as one of (a) … Continue reading

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WHEN IS A SECOND ‘MARRIAGE’ NOT A MARRIAGE

!!!! The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the “banns” or “bans” (from a Middle English word meaning “proclamation,” rooted in Frankish and from there to Old French[1]), are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an … Continue reading

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GET READY TO MARCH

!!!! March 25, 2013 Anti-Gay Marriage Rally in Paris. La Manif Pour Tous’s photo. Time for a Massive Marriage Defense Movement in the U.S.A. Deacon Keith Fournier Children have a right to a mother and a father. In fact, true … Continue reading

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