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Feb 13, 2020 - 09:40 pm .- The Utah Senate will consider a bill that would partially decriminalize polygamy after a state senate committee passed it unanimously, drawing strong views on both sides.
Feb 10, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will once again observe National Marriage Week as part of the celebration of World Marriage Day.
Jan 31, 2020 - 02:04 pm .- The Church of England will not be withdrawing its recent pastoral guidance affirming that sex is reserved for married, heterosexual partners, despite an apology over the statement from two of the ecclesial community's bishops.
Jan 29, 2020 - 10:57 am .- A Colorado web designer is challenging a state law she says could be enforced against her if she doesn’t create material that promotes same-sex weddings.
Jan 6, 2020 - 10:48 am .- The Supreme Court of the Philippines has reiterated its dismissal of a petition to redefine marriage in the country to include same-sex couples.
Dec 31, 2019 - 11:05 am .- A global marriage ministry is launching a new initiative to provide resources, encouragement and enrichment opportunities for military couples in Canada and the United States.
Dec 27, 2019 - 02:55 am .- Cutting ties with old flames, before the internet, used to be easy.
Dec 24, 2019 - 06:45 am .- When Mary Rose Verret first welcomed Douglas and Elizabeth into her home, Douglas’ boots squished with the sewage he worked with, and Elizabeth smelled of french fries from her fast food job. Douglas was also just a few years of out jail.
Nov 20, 2019 - 04:03 pm .- The Catholic Church in Kerala is hoping to help widows in India - who often suffer from social stigmas - through its new matchmaking website.
Nov 6, 2019 - 02:50 am .- On October 24, CBS published a 20-minute documentary following the lives of several different groups of people in polyamorous relationships, also called consensual non-monogamous relationships.
Oct 18, 2019 - 12:54 pm .- A court in Hong Kong has ruled against the recognition of same-sex partnerships, upholding the government’s policy of not recognizing same-sex marriage or civil unions.
Sep 9, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- A Mexican federal circuit court has ordered the country's Senate to consider a pro-family constitutional amendment bill filed more than three years ago.
Sep 5, 2019 - 03:05 am .- After a wedding venue employee in Mississippi cited her Christian beliefs in refusing to host the wedding of a mixed-race couple, a Catholic scholar clarified that “marriage is a colorblind institution.”
Jul 11, 2019 - 02:57 am .- People who practice consensual polygamy are the focus of a special task force recently launched by the American Psychological Association, which said it is seeking to reduce the “stigmatization” of the “marginalized” group.
Jun 24, 2019 - 09:01 pm .- Tens of thousands took to the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador on June 22 in support of life, marriage, conscience protections, and parental rights.
Jun 23, 2019 - 04:12 pm .- This Sunday, in Catholic parishes across the country, one in four women sitting in the pews will have experienced severe physical violence in their own homes from their spouses or partners - including burns, choking, beating, or the use of a weapon against them. One in nine men will have experienced the same.
Jun 20, 2019 - 06:40 pm .- On Tuesday, the legislature in the state of Sinaloa in northern Mexico rejected a bill which sought to redefine marriage.
May 22, 2019 - 12:00 am .- A new study examining the correlation between religion and marital happiness found that women who are part of a highly religious, traditional couple are most likely to report being happy in marriage, as well as sexually satisfied in their relationship.
Apr 30, 2019 - 02:30 pm .- States that require some form of marriage preparation see lower rates of divorce, a new IFS study has shown.
Apr 11, 2019 - 12:03 am .- Marriage has major benefits for children, adults, and society as a whole, said a marriage scholar this week, and the poor and less educated are suffering most from the widening class divide between those who get married and those who don’t.