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Experts speculate on why marriage is declining — and what to do about it

Jul 25, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Rates of marriage continue to fall, leading experts to offer various explanations for the troubling trend as well as potential... Read more

Danny and Leila Abdallah with children Liana, Alex, Michael, and Selina spoke to CNA at the Vatican on June 23, 2022.

Marriage after tragedy: The key is forgiveness, couple says

Jul 5, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

“Forgiveness allowed my marriage to survive,” Leila Abdallah said 28 months after three of her and husband Danny’s six children... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the opening of the World Meeting of Families in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, June 22, 2022.

Catholic marriage is a gift, not a formality, Pope Francis says at World Meeting of Families 2022 opening

Jun 22, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic marriage is a gift, not just a formality or rule. Read more