Marriage General

Pro-marriage Culture
Reduces Inequality,
Professor Says
- Church support for marriage among poor and middle class Americans can play a key role in combating income inequality and providing a good environment for children, a sociologist told the U.S. bishops.


Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

Teaching on Marriage
Matter of Gospel Witness,
Archbishop Says
NEW ORLEANS, June -- Thanking his brother bishops for their work in supporting marriage around the United States, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone stressed the key role of marriage in spreading the Gospel.


Marriage and Social Justice
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014  If you knew that Catholics for the Common Good was based in California and you noticed on its website a box with the words “Same-Sex Marriage” crossed out in a red circle—and the words “The wrong issue” above that, you might think this was some kind of “Left Coast” initiative, heavy on Catholic “social justice” and light on life, marriage, and family issues.


The Evolution of a Legal Eagle
The Lawyer who Defended Prop 8
Has Changed His Mind. Why?
SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2014 -- In 2009, California’s Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment restricting marriage to one man and woman, was challenged in the US District Court for the Northern District of California before Judge Vaughn Walker. Since the State Attorney-General and the Governor had refused to defend their State’s own constitution, other groups stepped in. They hired attorney Charles Cooper to plead their case.


Legal Groups Offer
Free Analysis in Wake of
Mozilla Head's Resignation
- After the resignation of a Silicon Valley CEO following an uproar over his defense of marriage, two firms are providing free legal analysis to anyone suffering at work for opposing a redefinition of marriage.


University Official Loses Lawsuit
Demoted for Signing
Marriage Protection Ballot Petition
WASHINGTON, DC, April 22, 2014 (CWN) --A federal district court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Angela McCaskill, Gallaudet University’s former chief diversity officer, who was demoted after a colleague discovered she had signed a petition in favor of a Maryland marriage ballot initiative.


-- Several hundred delegates of the Nevada Republican Party approved a party platform Saturday that lacks a pro-life plank and drops support for the definition of marriage as a union of one man and one woman.


PROVIDE FEEDBACK
TO MOZILLA

-- Critics slammed Web browser Firefox's announcement that CEO Brendan Eich resigned in wake of controversy surrounding his support of traditional marriage, calling the move intolerant of free speech. 


-- Pope Francis’ appointment of new cardinals from distant and impoverished countries has helped bring the topic of pastoral care for those struggling in poverty to Vatican discussions.


Curtis Martin

Catholic Marriage Preparation
Needs to Better 'Evangelize'
Difference Between
Catechesis and Evangelization -- The head of a major U.S. missionary apostolate says that evangelization – not simple catechesis – is needed to prepare Catholics for good marriages by putting Jesus Christ at the center of their lives.


The Grammys, an Occasion of Sin?
As Mockery of Marriage Continues
Celebrate World Marriage Day, Feb. 9
SAN FRANCISCO, January 28, 2014 -- Sadly, everywhere we turn, allies of the gay rights movement are making profane and irreverent spectacles of so-called marriages between same-sex couples. They are happening at inappropriate venues, which have been previously associated with family entertainment or awards for achievements in the arts and entertainment. Two recent examples include a wedding on a float in the Tournament of Roses Parade and a group wedding during the Grammy Awards. What should the appropriate Christian response be to such stunts?


Bishops Lament Federal 'Disregard'
for State Marriage Laws
-- As the U.S. bishops lamented federal agencies’ decisions to ignore state marriage laws, Attorney General Eric Holder has said the federal government will recognize the “gay marriages” briefly contracted in Utah.


-- A new survey shows an increase in likely U.S. voters who see marriage as a religious institution, with a majority now holding this view.


Marriage hints and tips Hints and tips for dialogue about Marriage
with family and friends

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Hablemos Claro del Matrimonio, Una Guía Para un Dialogo Efectivo

Hablemos Claro del Matrimonio,
Una Guía Para un Dialogo Efectivo
Hablemos Claro del Matrimonio, Una Guía Para un Dialogo Efectivo te enseña como promover y defender el concepto del matrimonio tradicional utilizando un lenguaje no religioso. Este libro es una excelente guía practica para que te ayude a refutar y responder todas esas preguntas difíciles sobre el matrimonio que nunca has sabido manejar.




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