News
March 27, 2017

Analysis: Did Pope Francis just condemn Communion for the remarried?

The Pope's statements have the internet abuzz - but their importance has been exaggerated For the last couple of days Catholic social media and the blogosphere have been preoccupied with…
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NewsUSA
March 11, 2017

Divorce numbers rise among older Americans, fall among younger couples

The divorce rate has doubled for Americans over age 50, and tripled among Americans over 65, a new survey shows. “At a time when divorce is becoming less common for…
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News
February 2, 2017

Council of German bishops endorses Communion for the remarried

The group did not include Cardinal Gerhard Müller, who has said the practice is against God's law The permanent council of the German bishops’ conference has endorsed Communion for the remarried, in…
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News
February 1, 2017

Cardinal Müller: Communion for the remarried is against God’s law

The cardinal said that nobody, not even a pope, could change the teaching reaffirmed by St John Paul II Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the Vatican’s doctrinal chief, has made one of…
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Articles
December 9, 2016

Matthew Schmitz explains why he changed his mind about Pope Francis

Anyone who has stumbled across a long-forgotten diary will understand the embarrassment a journalist feels when he reads his old work. The foolish attachments and false urgencies of the past…
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November 18, 2016

Cardinal Burke: we will make ‘formal act of correction’ if Pope doesn’t issue Amoris clarification

The cardinal said there was a tradition of issuing a formal correction if a Pope is in error Cardinal Raymond Burke has said it may be necessary to make a…
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Articles
September 29, 2016

STUDY: Can divorce turn your child into an atheist?

If you want your kid to be an atheist, get divorced. That's the result of a new study from the Public Religion Research Institute. The study evaluated the correlation between…
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Articles
September 21, 2016

Ignore the misleading headlines: the remarried cannot ‘now receive Communion’

The Church's teaching has been consistent from the early Church to modern Popes. Last week's events didn't change it Benedict XVI once spoke about the two versions of the Second…
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Articles
September 9, 2016

We Can't Give Up On Marriage

Considering the recent focus on the family both inside and outside of the Church, it seemed fitting that we'd find ourselves under a spiritual attack, targeted directly at our Achilles's…
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Articles
August 26, 2016

As the Duke and Duchess of Norfolk show, divorce isn’t always inevitable when a marriage breaks down

Perhaps the Duke and Duchess could share their experience of how they refounded their marriage with struggling couples The British press like nothing better than reporting matrimonial disasters. Readers will…
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