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‘Give Voice to the Pain’: This Catholic Ministry Seeks to Help Adult Children of Divorce

Editor’s Note: There are growing numbers of children suffering the loss of their fundamental human right to grow up with their mom and dad, united in marriage. Divorce is one of the ways that this happens. An organization called Life-Giving Read more

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Choosing Ideology over Rights of Children

Editor’s Note: This is a wonderful article written by Bill May, the insightful founder of our Marriage Reality Movement. The points made in this article originally published in September 2014 are still very salient and instructive today. Bill explains how Read more

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New Hope with Commission Forming to Study Human Rights

Editor’s Note: There are many things described today as Realities and Rights. Marriage, described as a Man and Woman freely choosing to unite themselves and any children that come forth from that union, IS a REALITY. This relationship developed from Read more

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Marriage Prep Helps; Pope Francis Says More Thorough Prep is Needed

Pope Francis has repeatedly called for the Church to offer longer and more in-depth forms of marriage preparation … “To enter the Sacrament of Marriage, the engaged couple must mature the certainty that within their bond is the hand of Read more

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In a Changed Country, Poor Americans Miss the Benefits of Marriage Most

Editor’s Note: This article does a great job of providing insight into so many losses children suffer when they are deprived of their right to grow up in a family with their mom and dad united in marriage. Near the Read more

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Young U.S. Adults Not Tying Knot, Recent Study Shows

RICHMOND, VA (CNA/EWTN News) — According to a recent study, wedding bells are not ringing for the majority of younger adults in the United States, while marriage rates for older adults have increased over the past 50 years.… 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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U.S. Bishops Kick Off National Marriage Week

WASHINGTON, DC (CNA/EWTN News) — This year’s National Marriage Week USA kicks off on Wednesday, Feb. 7, and will continue until Feb. 14, St. Valentine’s Day.

In a letter to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop … Read more

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Commentary: Why Australia Lost Marriage

By Bill May

We wonder why people keep making the same arguments over and over to protect marriage, and expect a different result.

On December 7, the Australian parliament voted on what they thought was legalizing “same-sex marriage”, but in … Read more

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Georgetown Pro-Marriage Group Faces Sanctions after Students Complain

MRM Editor’s Note: The pro-marriage group, Love Saxa, has been engaged in an campaign to educate students on the harms of pornography and its effect on sexual behavior. The recently sponsored a lecture by sociologist Mark Regnerus to discuss his Read more

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The Myth of ‘Happy Divorce’

Studies now show divorce, long viewed as one solution to marital discord, negatively affects children, especially in forming relationships later in life

By Patti Maguire Armstrong

OSV Newsweekly — Conventional wisdom once held that couples should stick it out in … Read more

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Research Says Millennials Still Value Marriage, but for the Right Reason?

What is missing in these research findings?

By Julianna Caccam

MRM Editors Note: We posted this article to demonstrate a point. Seemingly research indicating millennials still highly value marriage is good news. However, looking the findings more closely, it becomes Read more

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Marriage, Parenting, and Why Millennials Reverse the Two

By Liberty McArtor

MRM Editor’s Note: This article demonstrates how marriage has been separated from children and family in the minds of the majority. For a start, marriage can be reconnected to children and family by simply substitution the following Read more

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Matrimony Does Not Mean Legal Roommates

(Catholic Marriage Prep) Often today if a man and woman want to get married, they first live together to see if they would be a good fit. To a lot of people, it makes sense to see if … Read more

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Costly Weddings Could Be Crippling for New Marriages

By Carl Bunderson

DENVER (CNA) — 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 a survey … Read more

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What Does It Take to Renew Marriage? This Archdiocese Plans to Find Out

PHILADELPHIA (CNA/EWTN News) — 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 … Read more

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Marriage Reality vs. Marriage Redefinition

By Bill May

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER COMMENTARY:

Society needs a civil institution that specifically unites children with their mother and father.
When the Supreme Court of Washington state ruled unanimously against a local florist who declined to provide flowers for … Read more

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Reflection: Marriage, and God, are Found in the Ordinary

Editor’s Note: This homily by Father John Hollowell was given on World Marriage Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. It provides a valuable reflection on marriage in God’s plan.

Readings from Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Lectionary Cycle – Year A

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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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Marriage Prep Should Be Time of Evangelization, Catechesis, Pope Tells Roman Rota

ROME (Catholic World News) — Pope Francis spoke about the relationship between fides (faith) and foedus (covenant) in his annual address to the Roman Rota on the occasion of the beginning of the judicial year.

Speaking in the … Read more