Why can't a priest ever marry?
Q&A
October 6, 2018

Why can’t a priest ever marry?

Full Question Why can't a priest ever marry? Answer In the Eastern rites of the Church it is common for married men to be ordained to the priesthood. Further, in…
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Articles
April 24, 2017

10 Facts about Sacred Matrimony

Matrimony is the Sacrament which makes a Christian man and a Christian woman husband and wife.  Holy Mother Church, in Her infinite wisdom teaches and guides us to a happy,…
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Articles
April 19, 2017

Costly weddings could be crippling for new marriages

Noting the sharply increasing costs of weddings, marriage advocates have begun to urge couples to be less extravagant in their nuptial celebrations for the good of their relationships. “We ran…
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NewsVatican
April 4, 2017

Pope Francis creates path for SSPX priests to validly celebrate marriages

On Tuesday Pope Francis approved a way for the Church to recognize marriages celebrated by priests of the Society of St. Pius X, which before now were not considered valid…
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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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Articles
March 3, 2017

What impacts have Catholic marriage teachings made on society?

As Catholics continue to debate pastoral and doctrinal approaches to marriage, they should remember that the Catholic approach to marriage and the Eucharist has a direct impact on what the…
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News
February 14, 2017

How the Church supports marriages – every step of the way

It’s Valentine’s Day, and in countries across the world, people are focused on love and marriage. But for the Catholic Church, the celebration of – and support for – marriage…
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Articles
February 10, 2017

How To Rekindle the Desires of Our Hearts

Valentine's Day is usually seen as a day to celebrate and rekindle love. As Catholics, when we talk about renewing marital love, we are particularly speaking about that sacramental love…
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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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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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