By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Dwarfed in size and volume by an opposing rally less than a block away, roughly 30 people gathered to pray for the Sixth Circuit court to uphold traditional marriage outside the Potter Stewart Courthouse Wednesday in downtown Cincinnati. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals,
At the initial meeting I have with an engaged couple to begin their preparation for married life, I always start with how they met and why they are now sitting across from me thinking about getting married. It is enjoyable to me to hear their stories and to see in
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The predicament of divorced and remarried Catholics will be a major topic of discussion when bishops from around the world meet at the Vatican in October 2014. The Vatican announced Oct. 8 that an extraordinary session of the Synod of
Question: Why do Catholics care about the difference between a natural and a Sacramental Marriage? Answer: With all the confusion these days about what constitutes a marriage, it’s no wonder that there is further puzzlement when we speak of marriages as sacramental.
Newspaper and media content in general is based a lot on milestones. In days past, everyone could count on the “free” publication of a birth announcement, engagement and wedding announcements and their obituary.Often, you could get certain life milestones such as anniversaries – 25th, 50th, etc. – published and celebrating
News Briefs: Marriage can’t be redefined, Jesus is the best defense against sin & a candlelight vigil for the young boy killed in Boston blast
By Catholic News Service A glance around the nation and world in Catholic news. Marriage is not for government to ‘define or redefine,’ says bishop WILMINGTON, Del. (CNS) — Marriage “is a unique relationship between a man and a woman” and it’s not the government’s place to “define or redefine”
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Catholics need to know that marrying someone from a different Christian community or, even more so, from a different religion will create extra challenges in their marriage, but church leaders also must learn how to help people in mixed marriages
Question of Faith is a Q&A column by Father Earl Fernandes A reader asks: “I would like to find out how I can get back to good graces in the church and receive Communion. I have been divorced twice. The first marriage was in the church and ended in divorce.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 By Paul McKibben ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz provided insights into what the U.S. Catholic bishops are doing to promote marriage and offered advice for those who work to prepare couples for the Sacrament of Matrimony. Archbishop Kurtz, who chairs the