MARRIAGE, DIVORCE, AND "PRO-FAMILY" CREDIBILITY
- DIVORCE DILEMMA. Stimpson, Emily // Our Sunday Visitor;5/22/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p9
The article examines the challenges being faced by the U.S. Catholic Church concerning the issues of marriage and divorce and calls on church ministry to present the tough truths of the Church's teachings on marriage and divorce.
- The Debate over Catholic Marriage. // Time;7/6/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p66
The article focuses on the debate over Catholic marriage in the U.S. It says that marriage, as defined by the Catholic Church, is more than a social institution or a physical bond, it's an indissoluble spiritual union. Likewise, the Church also denounces divorce as evil and has antiquated,...
- Family Matters, Part 2. // America;10/5/2015, Vol. 213 Issue 9, p5
The authors argue that the Roman Catholic Church should pay attention to issues facing family life and marriage. Topics include the use of the annulment process by Catholics, the lack of paid leave for new mothers in the U.S., and the plight of refugee families. The decline of sacramental...
- Church, state join struggle to save U.S. marriages. Gross, Judy // National Catholic Reporter;09/17/99, Vol. 35 Issue 40, p9
Focuses on the programs prepared by the Catholic Church to save marriages in the United States (US). Rate of marriage and divorce in US; Divorce rates among other religions; Policies on community marriage; Economic interest of states in family preservation.
- Status of Protestants under the sanctuary lamp. Unsworth, Tim // National Catholic Reporter;10/04/96, Vol. 32 Issue 42, p18
Ponders on the involvement of Protestants in the activities of the Catholic Church in the United States. Reasons for the attraction of Protestants to the Catholic Church; Attendance to the country's churches; Effects of the growth of mixed marriages; Non-Catholics in Catholic schools.
- Is Spiritual Communion for Everyone? KELLER, PAUL JEROME // Nova et Vetera (English Edition);2014, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p631
The article reflects on the address of German Cardinal Walter Kasper on February 20, 2014 about some proposals to the issue of marriage and family in anticipation of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. It notes that Kasper wondered on the possibility for those...
- Divorced in church. Tjepkema, Mark J. // Christian Century;8/21/2013, Vol. 130 Issue 17, p6
A letter to the editor is presented that responds to the article "Spiritual Cul-de-sac" by Carolyne Call in the July 24, 2013 issue, which discusses the experience of divorce in relation to churches and the nature of marriage from a Christian perspective.
- Some Private Roads to Rome: The Role of Families in American Victorian Conversions to Catholicism. ROSE, ANNE C. // Catholic Historical Review;Jan1999, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p35
Explains how commonplace American assumptions about gender and domesticity shaped the entrance of Protestants into the Catholic Church. Consequences of the tension between seeking to please a husband and honoring long-held beliefs; Overview on the families of male and female converts;...
- CROSSING CONFESSIONAL DIVIDES: AN INTRODUCTION. Katerberg, William // Fides et Historia;Summer/Fall2012, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p84
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses the articles within the issue on the topic of the history of religion within the U.S. across the confessional divide between Catholic and Protestant traditions.