Sharing Truth in Love

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A beautiful reflection from a young man who has been answering a call to try to help on the most neuralgic of issues; Ryan Anderson speaking at an Alliance Defending Freedom event: America is the only country that is founded on a proposition, on a proposition about rights and liberties, not only of Americans but [Read More...]

Marriage and the Supremes: What to Read

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Some links around the web today: First, National Review Online‘s editorial: The real argument for continuing to treat marriage as the union of a man and a woman is that marriage and marriage law exist to channel sexual behavior in a way that promotes the flourishing of children. They exist, that is, to solve a [Read More...]

Pope Benedict, the Catholic Church and the Dignity of Man

I love this video from Monday: George Weigel keeps his eye on the prize here. This is a good model of communicating in uncertain times, subtly and clearly communicating Gospel truth with fraternal love. That’s what we’ve been trying to do with Catholic Voices USA — help people who love the Catholic Church do just [Read More...]

The Object of My Affection, 2013 Remake

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This might be on your mind already because Valentine‚Äôs Day is this week, but here’s an action item: Invite a married couple to drop their kids off for the night some night, invite some single men and women from work or church to dinner with some others for dinner. Do something to support marriage, to [Read More...]

JPII on Marriage

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From a homily at a Mass for families in 1986: To wed, for two Christians, is first and foremost an act of faith; it is a way to transfer their human love into the supernatural order, it is an entrusting of their love to God, so that God himself will take it into his care, [Read More...]

CUA, Times Two

My alma mater, the Catholic University of America, makes two appearances in today’s New York Times Weddings/Celebrations section today. ¬†Neither couple was married in a Catholic Church, but it’s also not clear that they are Catholic, just some Catholic schooling. And Catholic schools do serve all. Prayers for their lives and their openness to the [Read More...]

Sex Marks the Marriage

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A cultural upside: Apparently we are among “the most puritanical nations” as we have been resisting “the notion of adultery most rigorously.” Catherine Hakim, writing in the Telegraph based on a new book she’s written, is perplexed by the sour and rigid English view of affairs. Marital love and passion only rarely provide an equally [Read More...]

Bristol Palin

wrote a sensible blog post, and she’s getting slammed from everyone who cares to have an opinion on this young woman and her mistakes. Just because you fail to live up to your standards doesn’t mean you have to throw them out the window. We get up again and try again, and sharing a little [Read More...]


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