Marriage - Latest News
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.  
Mar 16, 2018 - 01:40 pm .- As the Philippines considers legalizing divorce, the nation’s bishops are speaking out against the measure, warning that it would be detrimental to couples and families, especially children.
Mar 7, 2018 - 12:35 am .- 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.
Mar 1, 2018 - 12:05 am .- While the phrase “ball and chain” is still sometimes tossed around by those who view marriage as a burden, a recent study shows that men who tie the knot reap a plethora of benefits.
Feb 18, 2018 - 06:04 am .- According to a recent study, wedding bells are not ringing for the majority of younger adults in the United States, while marriage rates for older adults have increased over the past 50 years.
Feb 16, 2018 - 03:28 am .- The Trump administration’s re-nomination of Chai Feldblum to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission puts religious liberty and marriage in danger and should be withdrawn, one U.S. Senator said this week.
Feb 5, 2018 - 02:53 pm .- On Saturday, Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon celebrated a Mass for marriage, after calling for new marriage initiatives in his archdiocese last fall.
Jan 31, 2018 - 12:56 pm .- The Philippines’ House of Representatives passed a bill that would legally recognize church-decreed declarations of nullity, or annulments.
Jan 29, 2018 - 11:30 am .- In a speech to the Roman Rota Monday, Pope Francis said there is a need to develop better means of forming the consciences of the faithful in the Church, especially those preparing for marriage and family life.
Jan 26, 2018 - 12:04 am .- Of the countless Catholic couples who have come through Father T.G. Morrow's office in Washington D.C. for marriage counseling, two remain imprinted in the priest's mind even today.
Jan 18, 2018 - 07:00 am .- In his five years in office, Pope Francis has gained a reputation for embracing spontaneity. Today, he did it again with another papal first: witnessing the marriage of two flight attendants on board his flight from Santiago to Iquique.
Jan 17, 2018 - 04:00 am .- Last week, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admitted to an extramarital affair with his former hairdresser, although he denied allegations that he subsequently blackmailed her.
Jan 16, 2018 - 12:00 am .- A bill presented to the Florida House of Representatives on Jan. 8 would require couples to review a state-published “Healthy Marriage Guide” before tying the knot.
Jan 8, 2018 - 06:44 am .- In a speech to diplomats on Monday, Pope Francis said that the stability of the family is integral for the future, and that such stability is created when founded upon the faithful and lasting relationship of a man and woman.
Dec 28, 2017 - 12:01 pm .- A Catholic wedding planner has encouraged married women in Ecuador to “put a smile on the face of a poor bride” by donating their wedding dresses this Christmas.
Dec 7, 2017 - 04:28 pm .- A bill passed Thursday in Australia changed the legal definition of marriage from being between “a man and a women” to “between two people.”