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New York Bishops Condemn ‘Dangerous’ Surrogacy Bill

Editor’s Note: In our Formation Key Phrases 2 section of our website, we have stated no one is entitled to another person.  A child is entitled to a relationship with his or her mom and dad united irreplaceably in Read more

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Why Aren’t Americans Having Sex?

Editor’s Note: This article discusses many possible reasons why American adults are having less sex than in the past. The Institute for Family Studies is quoted, reporting last November, “Today, there are fewer Americans married, and more Americans single, than Read more

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Pope Francis Addresses Homosexuality in New Book on Clergy

Editor’s Note: This is a unique news story for the Marriage Reality Movement to publish, because our approach to marriage has nothing to do with homosexuality. But there are some things from the Holy Father’s interveiw that we can learn Read more

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The Tragedy of Self-Indulgent Sex

By Andrew Mullins

We need to find new ways to defend the old-fashioned virtue of purity.

It is 50 years since Paul VI, in Humanae Vitae, predicted four effects of the widespread use of contraception: first, “conjugal infidelity and … Read more

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2nd Annual San Francisco Marriage Truth Chain – April 15

Goal: Resist corruption of marriage in the culture by advancing specific positive themes and messages to reintroduce marriage

• The messages are part of a campaign curriculum for reintroducing and changing attitudes about marriage over time.

• Repetition of messages … Read more

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The Boundaries of Sexual Consent

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker

MRM Editor’s Note: St. John Paul II taught that a person must always be an end in themselves, and never a means or an object of use. When are sexual acts acts of use and when Read more

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Mapping the New Mating Market: A Review of Cheap Sex

By Helen Alvaré

Sociologist Mark Regnerus’ new book, Cheap Sex: The Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy, carefully and thoroughly draws a map of sexual practices and preferences among 25- to 34-year-old Americans. To do so, he relies heavily … Read more

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Why this Catholic Takes Issue with ‘Gay’ and ‘Straight’ Labels

By Perry West

MRM Editor’s Note: The Marriage Reality Movement does not address the subject of homosexuality, because it has nothing to do with the reality of marriage, the institution that unites children with their mother and father. However, we Read more

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Sex Education in California Sparks Culture Clash

Immigrant parents lead fight against hotly debated curriculum

By Joan Frawley Desmond

PALO ALTO, CALIF. — A new sex-education curriculum has provoked opposition in three California school districts this year, and parent-led protests have already forced one local school boardRead more

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Why Catholics Uncomfortable with ‘Amoris’ Aren’t ‘Dissenters’

By Hilary Towers

There is a marriage metaphor used throughout the Bible to convey the truth and depth of God’s devotion to His people — His willingness to remain faithful in the face of our infidelity. First, God the Father, … Read more

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How to Fix our Broken Sexual Culture, According to Archbishop Chaput

By Matt Hadro

MRM Editor’s Note: It is important to note, Archbishop Chaput’s consistent message that changing the culture is not the work of politics, but evangelization and personal conversion for everyone. Politics follows culture, not the other way around.Read more

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How Hookup Culture is Making Women Miserable

NEW YORK (CNA) — Leah Fessler considers herself a feminist.

And the standard feminist narrative is that women can have, and indeed enjoy, casual sex without consequences — physical, emotional, or otherwise.

But when her experience with hookup … Read more

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Choosing Ideology Over Life

By Bill May

Editor’s Note: The points made in this article originally published in September 2014 are still very salient and instructive today.


A recent article published by Reuters reported that lawyers intent on persuading courts to redefine marriage are … Read more

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Porn and the Curse of Total Sexual Freedom

By Bishop Robert Barron

MRM Analysis: While it is encouraging that more and more people are recognizing that pornography is harmful to the person at all ages, Bishop Robert Barron makes a very important point. You will notice in article Read more

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First Thoughts on “Amoris Laetitia”

By Bishop Robert Barron

On a spring day about five years ago, when I was rector of Mundelein Seminary, Francis Cardinal George spoke to the assembled student body. He congratulated those proudly orthodox seminarians for their devotion to the dogmatic … Read more

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Marriage Redefinition Consequences for the Unborn

MRM ANALYSIS: The breakdown and redefinition of marriage and family have severed the rights of children to be raised in a family with their own mother and father united in marriage. They have led to a new trend that treats Read more

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Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ and the Death of the Birth Certificate

Editor’s Note: Rebecca Taylor provides excellent reporting on how some people are trying to change reality by making the law complicit in lies. What makes changing birth certificates to reflect the lie that a child has two moms or two Read more

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AP Poll Asked the Wrong Questions

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in the National Catholic Register‘s blog. It is reprinted here with permission.

By Bill May

A poll released by Associated Press on July 18 showed the lowest support for redefining marriage since … Read more

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Marriage Decision “A Tragic Error”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop … Read more

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Human Guinea Pigs in Giant Social Experiment

PRINCETON, N.J. (CNA/ EWTN News) — The idea that children raised in same-sex households fare as well as children of married opposite-sex couples may not withstand scrutiny, according to a recent collection of studies.

Princeton University professor John B. Londregan … Read more