Posts Tagged ‘Same sex marraige’

Church of Sweden to decide about priest who refuses to seal same-sex marriage

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Next week, the Synod of the Church of Sweden is to vote on a motion that sparked intense debate among believers. The main question is: should priests who object to sealing a same-sex marriage be stripped from their authority? In Sweden, priests have the authority to seal marriages as official registrars. Thus, the union they Read more

Fallout follows nun’s same sex marriage letter

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

The Gospel commandment to love has led a Catholic school to change its policy on same-sex marriage announcements. Where the prestigious school’s alumnae magazine had never allowed same sex union announcements, the policy has been re-examined and changed recently. Visitation Sister Mary Berchmans, the school’s president emerita, wrote a letter announcing the change. The letter Read more

Marriage has become a trophy

Monday, April 9th, 2018
marriage trophy

The decline of marriage is upon us. Or, at least, that’s what the zeitgeist would have us believe. In 2010, when Time magazine and the Pew Research Center famously asked Americans whether they thought marriage was becoming obsolete, 39 percent said yes. That was up from 28 percent when Time asked the question in 1978. Read more

Same sex couple adopt Catholic child despite opposition

Monday, March 27th, 2017

A same sex couple from New South Wales have had their wish to adopt a four-year old Catholic child granted despite opposition from the child’s parents. The child will not be raised in the Catholic faith. Both the child’s birth parents are Catholics. The child was removed from her mother’s care when she was only Read more