Posts Tagged ‘Marriage breakdown’

NZ Bishops waive marriage annulment fees Comments 0

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have decided the Marriage Tribunal will no longer charge fees for the marriage annulment process. “The Tribunal process is an important pastoral ministry within the Church at a very difficult time in people’s lives,” said Cardinal John Dew, Moderator of the Tribunal. “The Bishops wanted to ensure that cost was Read more

Factors contributing to the marriage crisis Comments 0

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

We are facing a global crisis in marriage. The factors contributing to the crisis are complex. They span generations and virtually every human institution: families, peer groups, schools, churches, work environments, law, and culture. As scholars and marriage advocates from around the world consider new initiatives to strengthen marriages and families, it may be helpful Read more

Falling marriage rate affecting well-being of children Comments 1

Friday, September 9th, 2011

An Australian report says the well-being of Australia’s children and young people has deteriorated alarmingly in the past decade – and the falling marriage rate is partly to blame. The report pinpoints the fall in the marriage rate since 1989 from seven per 1000 population to 5.5 – and the rise in children born to Read more