Posts Tagged ‘Arranged Marriage’

Catholic teaching about marriage responsible of emergence of WEIRD culture

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Joseph Henrich, an agnostic, credits the Catholic Church for shaping WEIRD culture, which represents less than 1% of the world’s population and is characterized by being Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic. In his analysis, he connects the term “weird” to a significant event in global history – the implementation of the “Marriage and Family Read more

Tinder Priest claims 270 married couples and no Divorces

Thursday, August 10th, 2023

Realising that Western society was becoming increasingly secularised and practising Catholics were finding it difficult to meet romantic prospects who shared their core values and beliefs, Father Fernando Cuevas took it upon himself to help them. The Spanish priest from the city of Valencia has been dubbed the “Tinder Priest” because of his impressive matchmaking Read more

New Zealand not in a position to judge arranged marriages

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse said New Zealand was not in a position to judge the 400 visas issued each year for women to enter the country for an arranged marriage. He was responding to a question at the National Party conference in Christchurch from a delegate concerned at domestic violence cases within arranged marriages going Read more