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In response to numerous questions received regarding the two Motu proprio decrees of Pope Francis and the annulment reform announced this morning,I hope that these reflections may respond to your questions. Catholic annulments look to many to be a simple Catholic divorce. Divorce says that the reality of marriage was there in the beginning and ...read more
Recently I heard a talk by Julie and Greg Alexander of The Alexander House which helps parishes strengthen their marriage ministry or to help build a foundation to create one. Greg says that the turning point for their marriage when it was in crisis was a priest who asked them to consider God’s plan for ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke with Bishop Warnakulasurya V. Mendis of Chilaw, Sri Lanka. Bishop Mendis offers his thoughts on #synod14 and addresses the issue of remarried and divorced Catholics. ...read more
The divorce process is always painful because you are ending a life with someone with whom you shared everything. How does the Church support those who are going through such a difficult time? On this episode of Perspectives: The Weekly Edition, Pedro and his guests Lisa Duffy, author of the book Divorced Catholics: Now What? ...read more
The reality of divorce is very common nowadays and one of the questions we always ask is, “If Catholic marriage is forever, how should divorced Catholics live their faith? Some times the easy way seems to be simply to leave God and forget He is the one who can help you in the healing of ...read more
It was unfathomable that one idea could change how the world interacts. And then you signed up for Facebook. While watching the three-time Oscar winner The Social Network, I was struck by how this invention — motivated, if the film is to believed, by the insecurities of its co-founder — has impacted the lives of ...read more