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New Baltimore policy permits outdoor Catholic weddings

Jun 11, 2018

By Carl Bunderson

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has announced a policy to allow weddings to be held outside of parish churches, including at... Read more

The perfect Christmas gift: a wedding dress for a poor bride

Dec 28, 2017

A Catholic wedding planner has encouraged married women in Ecuador to “put a smile on the face of a poor... Read more

Italian nun helps brides say 'yes' to the dress

Dec 22, 2017

Italian brides are finding wedding dresses at an unusual spot hidden in the Umbrian hills, where they are able to... Read more


Costly weddings could be crippling for new marriages

Apr 19, 2017

By Carl Bunderson

Noting the sharply increasing costs of weddings, marriage advocates have begun to urge couples to be less extravagant in their... Read more

Pope Francis marries young deaf couple at Casa Santa Marta

Jul 20, 2016

Pope Francis does not ordinarily celebrate the Sacrament of Matrimony. But on July 9, he made an exception for a... Read more

Why can't Catholic couples write their own vows? This bishop explains.

Jan 9, 2016

The president of the Filipino bishops' conference has explained that couples are unable to write their own wedding vows because... Read more

Couples at the Vatican wait to be blessed by Pope Francis on Oct. 16, 2013.

In rare move, Pope Francis to publicly celebrate 20 marriages

Sep 5, 2014

By Elise Harris

The Vatican has released the schedule of Pope Francis' main liturgical celebrations for the month of September, during which he... Read more