It "shouldn't" be, but a question has been nagging at me: How many of us are secretly wondering if Pope Francis' off-the-cuff statement that "a great majority" of Catholic marriages today
Robert Royal on the good and the not-so-good in "Amoris Laetitia," the pope's much-anticipated post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on the Family.
The new papal apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, is out . A few words may be in order. Here is a summary of what I found to be highl...
europe used to have tribes, just like arab and african societies today, migrating hither and thither, fighting over territories and regularly going to war with one another. there were german tribes ... ... gallic tribes ... ... iberian tribes ... ... british tribes ... ... irish tribes ... ... etc., etc. but by the high
The 'Hajnal line' marks the eastern limit of a longstanding pattern of late and non-universal marriage. The line in red is Hajnal's. The d...
TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Amy Webb was having no luck with online dating. The dates she liked didn't write her back, and her own profile attracted crickets (and worse). So, as any fan of data would do: she started making a spreadsheet. Hear the story of how she went on to hack her online dating life -- with frustrating, funny and life-changing results.
There is so much confusion about love and marriage in our society. There is so much confusion about love and marriage in our church. So here are ten things every Catholic should know about marriage. 1. Marriage is something given by God - Marriage is not a social construct or a romantic idea. Marriage is not a
Paying pale-skinned Westerners to do embarrassing things is a growing fad among India's middle classes.
(An old, but evergreen post from my old blog; reposting prompted in part by this excellent post by Calah Alexander on how modern beauty standards warp our perspective) L'Imparfaite is an erotic print magazine published by students at Sciences Po, the elite Parisian university. Since many friends are recent alumni,
If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.
A new study has revealed that more than a third of new marriages start online. What's more, couples who meet on the Internet tend to have happier and more enduring marriages.
Divorce is a traumatic and difficult decision for all parties involved. The idea of conscious uncoupling is an alternative to a nasty divorce.
The current model of lifelong, cohabiting monogamous partnership has never been such an outdated ideal.
The loss of mystery in the late twentieth century coincides with the death of the child and the attack on the sacredness of life.
World Vision, which is an evangelical Christian organization, has evidently decided to hire "married" gay couples. Rev Franklin Graham has issued a statement condemning this action. I hadn't intended to comment about this. Public Catholic is a Catholic blog, and the World Vision-Franklin Graham argument is
Why Monogamy is Important
What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out Abigail Haworth investigates
David Frum says eventually the case for same-sex marriage will prevail, but the future of marriage in general is in doubt.
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