Marriage & Family

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Four Cohabitation Before Marriage Statistics

Imagine this scenario: You’ve been in a serious relationship for several years and things are going well. You talk about a future, but not necessarily marriage. Your friends and family like this person. You get along fantastically. And people are now starting to ask, “When are you taking the next [...]

By |2019-12-05T21:22:03-05:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Marriage & Family|Tags: , , |
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What Percentage of Transgenders Regret Surgery?

The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey claims its female respondents regret after surgery to the point of reverting back to the original sex is 11%. Transgender men had a reversion rate of 4%. But considering that transgender surgery can range from $7,000 to well over $50,000 depending on the sex and extent, [...]

By |2020-01-21T12:08:49-05:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Gender Issues|Tags: , , |
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Is Remarriage after Catholic Annulment Adultery?

The short answer is no, remarriage after annulment is morally permissable. The Catholic Church does not acknowledge divorce. In the Catholic mindset, marriage is not merely contractual, but sacramental. It is a permanent spiritual union formed by God, and it makes no more sense to speak of a couple becoming [...]

Five Ways to Help an Unbelieving Spouse

Marriage is fraught with countless challenges: home ownership, finances, children, jobs, navigating the good days and the bad, and sometimes even just getting along. Being married to your best friend—someone who shares your likes and dislikes—is a blessing and makes life fun and exciting. Even your differences can be fun. [...]

By |2019-12-05T21:22:55-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Marriage & Family|Tags: |

Is Remarrying after Divorce a Sin?

The Beauty of Catholic Marriage Is remarrying after divorce a sin? To answer this question from a Catholic viewpoint, we must first understand what marriage is. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines marriage as “the matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership [...]

The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae IV

The Second Prediction: Men Would Lose Respect for Women The second prediction of Paul VI in Humanae Vitae, no. 17, was that if people resorted to contraception, men would lose respect for women: Another effect that gives cause for alarm is that a man who grows accustomed to the use [...]

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The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae III

The Predictions of Pope Saint Paul VI The first prediction of Paul VI in Humanae Vitae, no. 17 was that if people resorted to contraception, there would follow a general increase in immorality, especially among the youth, and also an increase in marital infidelity: Upright men can even better convince [...]