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Talking Points for Taking Back Marriage

When difficult subjects come up at family gatherings about marriage, homosexuality and related subjects, address them by changing the subject in a way that puts the issues into what we call “a more positive frame.” This is called, reframing (See … Read more

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MRM Announces Resistance Campaign to Members

In February, the Marriage Reality Movement started revealing its “resistance” strategy privately to email subscribers. Subsequent emails will introduce additional elements in each edition. This is part of a comprehensive strategy that will launched publicly at a later date. In … 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.

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Marriage Reality Movement® Advisor Appointed Orange Diocese Chancellor

ORANGE, CA (CNA/EWTN News) — Moral theologian and cultural analyst Dr. Pia de Solenni has been appointed chancellor for the Diocese of Orange in California, effective August 28. Dr. Solenni also serves as a theological advisor to Catholics … Read more

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MRM Advisor Archbishop Niederauer Passes to Eternal Life

MRM Editors Note: We are deeply saddened by the death of our beloved episcopal advisor and a valiant supporter of marriage, Archbishop George Niederauer, Archbishop Emeritus of San Francisco. During his tenure as Archbishop of San Francisco, Archbishop Niederauer provided Read more

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Marriage Reality Movement Theological Advisor to Head Seminary

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has appointed Father George E. Schultze, SJ, as the new president/rector of St Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park, Calif. It is a major seminar that educates and forms priests from dioceses across the country.

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MRM Advisor Appointed Theological Consultant to Orange County Bishop’s Office

By Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange

GARDEN GROVE, CALIF. — The Most Reverend Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, has appointed Pia de Solenni, SThD, to serve as the first Theological Consultant to the Office of the Bishop. She is also … Read more

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What is Marriage in Reality?

This is a question people have been struggling with, and efforts to clearly define marriage have been elusive. Is it for the happiness of adults? Is it a sexual relationship? Is it for formalizing committed relationships between people who love … Read more

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Are We Just Twisting in the Wind?

By Bill May

A number of bishops attending the launch of the Marriage Reality Movement at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia last September asked how to get the Marriage Reality Movement in their dioceses. Several diocesan family life … Read more

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How to Draw Your Child Back to the Church

The movement to take back marriage for our children and family is going to take many resources and the contributions of many individuals and organization. Brandon Vogt has recently published a book and is developing resources including videos that can … Read more

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EWTN’s Jim and Joy Pinto support MRM

Marriage Reality Movement YouTube Video

Bill May speaking about marriage and the Marriage Reality Movement on EWTN’s program “Jim & Joy at Home.”

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RELEASE: Movement Aims to Reintroduce Marriage

Marriage Reality Movement celebrates National Marriage Week and World Marriage Day with tools designed to educate on the Reality of Marriage

SAN FRANCISCO — The Marriage Reality Movement prepares to celebrate National Marriage Week and World Marriage Day by distributing … Read more

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From Hesitant Observers to Front-Line Leaders

Editor’s Note: Amy and Jon Vance, Marriage Reality Movement leaders in San Diego, share their story of how they became involved in the marriage movement. Like many of us, they were reluctant at first to speak on the issue. Now Read more

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New Movement Hopes to Share the Reality of Marriage

By Kevin Jones

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (CNA) — A new group called the Marriage Reality Movement aims to help Catholics and others renew the vision of marriage in society.

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Meeting Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, witnessing the launch of a movement

By Roxane B. Saolnen

FARGO, N.D. — While the rest of my sojourning friends from North Dakota visited the St. Katherine Drexel Shrine last week in Philadelphia, I stayed downtown Thursday evening, having been invited to the launch of the … Read more

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EWTN Interview about the Marriage Reality Movement

Bill May, Founder of Catholics for the Common Good, speaks with EWTN’s Johnette Benkovic and Doug Keck about the launch of the Marriage Reality Movement at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. The discussion offers a good overview of … Read more

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Introducing the New Marriage Reality Movement Logo

After months of work, reviewing design concepts and conducting focus groups, the Marriage Reality Movement has arrived at a logo that represents the spirit of this fresh and positive approach to taking back marriage for our children and families.

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The Urgency for Moving the Launch of the Marriage Reality Movement

“As a result of the Supreme Court decision to redefine marriage, the battle has moved from the courts to the classroom and will ultimately be around the family dinner table,” says Catholics for the Common Good president, Bill May. “Parents … Read more

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The First Step: Resistance

By Bill May

It’s true. The “gay rights” movement has been very successful at winning the P.R. battle, classifying you and me as bigots for supporting marriage reality, and now have won a victory before the U.S. Supreme Court forcing … Read more

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Archbishop Cordileone Joins Marriage Reality Movement Launch

“There is no bishop in the United States who has done more for the promotion and defense of marriage than San Francisco’s Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone,” said Catholics for the Common Good Institute president, Bill May. “We are so happy and … Read more