Articles on this issue "marriage"
"Regardless of what a narrow majority of the Supreme Court may declare at this moment in history, the nature of the human person and marriage remains unchanged and unchangeable."
Here is the statement released by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louiseville, Kentucky, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, on the US Supreme Courts decision to …read more
The United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex “marriage” across the country today. Five of the Supreme Court justices ruled in favor, while four dissented. While the decision will …read more
“The gift of marriage, which is so beautiful, is also a mission. A mission that is very important”
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave Sunday evening when he opened the Ecclesial Congress of the Diocese of Rome, held in Saint Peter’s Square. The theme this year is: …read more
Calls on Parents to Live Out Their Mission
Pope Francis has called for the spiritual rebirth of Rome and has appealed to families to contribute to this. The Holy Father made the exhortationSunday evening when speaking tosome 25,000 …read more
Reminds Prelates Laity 'Must Always Feel Heart of the Church Close'
Bishops must defend the family against societal pressures. Addressing the bishops of Latvia and Estonia in the Vatican this morning, the Pope called on the prelates to promote the family, …read more
Also Tells Prelates They Need to Be Friends, and Says Year of Mercy Should Bring Emphasis on Sacrament of Confession
In an address to bishops of Puerto Rico today, Pope Francis affirmed the beauty of marriage and the complementarity of man and woman, saying the "differences between man and woman are not for …read more
We need, as the Holy Father has said, to prepare for the Synod less by chatter and more by prayer
During a journey through the South of England, the relics of the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux, Blessed Louis and Blessed Zelie Martin, had a stop late May in Portsmouth. It is expected …read more
The following is an excerpt of a lecture given by Jesuit Father Dariusz Kowalczyk, dean of the faculty of theology of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. The lecture was delivered at …read more
Cardinal Pietro Parolin Says Church Must Strengthen Commitment to 'Evangelize Our Culture'
The Pope's Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, commented on the recent same-sex 'marriage' referendum in Ireland, calling it a "defeat for humanity." On Friday, Ireland became the …read more
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin asks why humans exist as male and female and what that means for the Irish Constitution
Here are the speaking notes for an address given Wednesday by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin at a consultation day for diocesan communications officers. * * * I think that I should …read more
Francis Says Spousal Covenant Enriches Church, But Its Deterioration, Disfigures
Christian marriageis not merely a ceremony that is done in a church, with flowers, dress, and photos,but "is a sacrament that takes place in the Church and makes the Church." During his …read more
He said that it is about more than just a nice ceremony.
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The Pope called on husbands to love their wives just as Christ loves His Church.
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Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! After having considered the …read more
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of states defining and recognizing marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Commenting on the oral …read more