Can a Catholic Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

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A prenuptial agreement is a contract signed by two parties, specifying how personal property will be divided after the marriage ends. And since the Catholic Church teaches that a sacramental marriage cannot be dissolved, never ends, then a prenuptial agreement is a denial of that truth--right?Consider the admonition in Matthew 19:6, "So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, no human being must separate.” So Catholics can't sign a prenuptial a … [Read more...]

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Today is “Divorce Day”? No, Please–Keep Trying!

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I was driving in the car when I heard this from a newscaster:  Today, January 2, is known in  the legal profession and among relationship counselors as "Divorce Day."This day, according to some, is the perfect time to end a marriage that's gone sour.  That's because it's the day when couples in a troubled relationship are most likely to call it quits.  One news source reports: According to experts, after months, or even years, of thinking about it, the tension of a fraught Christmas is often … [Read more...]

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Just Released: Vatican’s “Lineamenta” for the Synod Includes Questions on Pastoral Care for Divorced, Homosexuals

The Vatican is gearing up for the 2015 General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, by releasing a 26-page Lineamenta for discussion by national bishops' conferences around the world.A Lineamenta is a text written in preparation for a Synod, and is intended to encourage bishops to invite the participation of all in the Church, so that they can enter into discussion and take a pastoral inventory.According to the Catholic Herald, the preparatory document includes 46 questions.  The Herald c … [Read more...]

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