Marriage - Latest News
Dec 19, 2018 - 03:35 pm .- One in two: that is the current number of children in the U.S. who are being raised by both their married biological parents throughout their childhood.
Dec 13, 2018 - 03:51 pm .- Amid competing claims of religious freedom rights and LBGT rights, the Australian prime minister said Thursday the government will next year introduce a bill to protect against discrimination based on religious belief or activity.
Dec 9, 2018 - 04:36 pm .- When Alicia Hernon realized she was pregnant with her eighth child, her first reaction was to start crying.
Dec 4, 2018 - 05:44 pm .- The overwhelming majority of U.S. families with children at home worry about paying their bills each month, and the cost of raising a child today is a significant factor in deciding whether to become parents, according to a recent study.
Nov 27, 2018 - 05:58 pm .- The people of Taiwan voted against the recognition of same-sex marriage in a series of referendums last weekend, reinforcing the definition of marriage as between one man and one woman.
Oct 31, 2018 - 04:48 am .- Faithful married love, in which a husband loves his wife like Christ loves the Church, is “revolutionary,” Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Oct 24, 2018 - 10:08 am .- People who have had only one lifetime sexual partner have happier marriages than people with two or more lifetime partners, according to a new report from the Institute for Family Studies.
Oct 24, 2018 - 03:57 am .- In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis said that engaged couples require “careful preparation” for the lifelong fidelity that marriage requires.
Oct 18, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- New data shows that an increasing number of babies worldwide are born to unmarried parents.
Sep 26, 2018 - 04:30 pm .- Philip Cohen, a sociology professor at the University of Maryland, released an analysis Sept. 15 which drew on census data to show that the divorce rate in the United States had dropped by 18 percent between the years 2008 and 2016.
Sep 13, 2018 - 10:00 am .- A referendum on the definition of marriage appears headed for a national vote in Romania. The ballot measure, strongly support by the Romanian parliament, would clarify that the country’s constitution recognizes marriage as a union of one man and one woman  
Aug 28, 2018 - 03:06 pm .- The recent wedding of a young Brazilian woman with terminal cancer was a powerful witness to the sacrifice and permanence of marriage, said the priest who celebrated the sacrament for the couple.
Aug 13, 2018 - 05:34 pm .- The Costa Rican Bishops' Conference lamented a ruling by the Constitutional Chamber of the nation's Supreme Court which mandated legal same-sex marriage in the country.
Aug 7, 2018 - 12:20 am .- Amid a renewed public conversation about what can be done to keep children safe from abuse, studies show that unstable family structure is a major risk factor for abuse.
Jul 30, 2018 - 11:23 am .- A thriving and holy marriage depends on choosing a suitable spouse, having realistic expectations for the difficulties of marriage, and understanding the role of God’s grace in Christian life, according to a Nigerian bishop.
Jul 16, 2018 - 04:22 pm .- Pope Francis surprised wedding guests Saturday when he unexpectedly celebrated a marriage being held at a small chapel in the Vatican Gardens.
Jul 10, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- While the average age of first marriages is higher than ever before, more Americans are cohabiting and having children outside of marriage, according to recent data from the Pew Research Center and the Center for Disease Control.
Jun 16, 2018 - 03:43 am .- The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Friday that law societies in the country could deny licensing to a proposed Christian law school because the school adheres to Biblical teaching on sexuality.
May 17, 2018 - 09:53 am .- In 1936, when British King Edward VIII declared that he was intended to marry Wallis Simpson, he abdicated the throne.
Apr 20, 2018 - 12:01 am .- Utah is encouraging its citizens to better prepare for marriage by discounting the cost of marriage licenses for couples who complete marriage preparation classes.