Posts Tagged ‘matrimony’

Replace marriage with matrimony, priest argues

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

An American monsignor has proposed that the Catholic Church should drop using the word marriage and replace it with “holy matrimony”. “It is a simple fact that word ‘marriage’ as we have traditionally known it is being redefined in our times,” said Monsignor Charles Pope of Washington archdiocese. “To many in the secular world the Read more

Finding true essence of marriage

Friday, April 12th, 2013

The catchcry of same-sex marriage proponents is “equality”: gay couples have a right to equal treatment and to deny them legal marriage is blatant discrimination. Yet this claim deflects attention from the real issue: what is the true nature of marriage? Two rival visions jostle for supremacy. The conjugal model says marriage is a lifelong Read more

This generation can turn the marriage problem around

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Marriage has been under assault for at least 40 years, but according to Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, the younger generation can turn the tide — by getting married and staying married. Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco is the chairman of the US bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. As the Supreme Court on Read more