Sexual difference critical to understanding marriage, authors say

Washington D.C., Jan 10, 2013 / 02:13 am (CNA).- Defending the sexual complementarity between men and women in marriage is an essential first step in building up a healthy “culture of marriage” as a whole, say the authors of a new book.“I really do believe that this is a reasonable debate among reasonable people of good will,” said Prof. Robert George of Princeton University.George spoke Dec. 19 at the Catholic Information Center in Washington, D.C. Joining him at … [Read more...]

University employee allowed back after marriage controversy

Washington D.C., Jan 10, 2013 / 12:17 am (CNA).- A Maryland university employee has been reinstated after spending three months on administrative leave for signing a petition to allow locals to vote on same-sex “marriage” in the state.“The work of the University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is vital and must continue in an active and vibrant way,” said T. Alan Hurwitz, president of Gallaudet University, which serves the deaf and hard of … [Read more...]

Cardinal Dolan decries proposal to expand abortion access

New York City, N.Y., Jan 9, 2013 / 06:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York expressed “great disappointment” in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's announcement to move forward with the state's proposed Reproductive Health Act. In his third annual State of the State address on Jan. 9, the democratic governor said that among other reforms, he intends to strengthen local abortion laws by enacting the measure. In response, Cardinal Dolan said the move would … [Read more...]