Tag Archives: Catholic Marriage

Dating apps and the death of romance – what’s a Catholic to do?

If a recent Vanity Fair issue is to be believed, there’s some disheartening news for single people: the “dating apocalypse,” brought on by wildly popular dating apps like “Tinder,” is upon us. Young singles are too busy swiping left and right on their phones making shallow, transient connections, rather than finding real love with real

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Dating apps and the death of romance – what’s a Catholic to do?

If a recent Vanity Fair issue is to be believed, there’s some disheartening news for single people: the “dating apocalypse,” brought on by wildly popular dating apps like “Tinder,” is upon us. Young singles are too busy swiping left and right on their phones making shallow, transient connections, rather than finding real love with real people. Romance

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What does it take to renew marriage? This archdiocese plans to find out

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The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced a new initiative on marriage and family life: a three-year course which will be offered to both the clergy and lay people throughout its parishes. “There is a serious need to shift our previous approach to marriage and family life which ignores the consequences of poor catechesis and the

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How this couple has stayed married (and in love) for 75 years

Eulogio Martínez and Martina Abian are 100 and 95 years-old, respectively. They were married Nov. 26, 1942, in Guadalajara, Spain, and they will soon celebrate their 75th anniversary. On the occasion of World Marriage Day, which coincides with the feast of Saint Valentine, the Marriage Encounter movement gave them the “2017 Lifetime of Love” award.

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Could this save Catholic marriage prep?

With high divorce rates among Catholic couples – and marriage rates plummeting among millennials – Church leaders are scrambling to address the problem. But long before Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on “The Joy of Love” was written, one marriage prep ministry was already putting the Holy Father’s message into practice. The U.S.-based Witness to Love marriage

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If a person is infertile through no fault of his own, can he get married in the Catholic Church?

Full Question If a person is infertile through no fault of his own, can he get married in the Catholic Church? Answer You may be confusing infertility with impotence. Infertility (the inability to procreate children) is not an impediment to marriage; permanent and irreversible impotence (the inability to consummate a marriage through marital relations) is

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