Marriage

May 17, 2014

Premature Talk of Surrender on Marriage

Some suggest that conservatives should or will surrender in the current contest over the meaning of marriage.  Such suggestions are premature, I argue in an article
May 17, 2014

US Embassy to Vatican: Celebrate LGBT Day With Us!

Our embassy to the Holy See was established to promote goodwill between the United States and the Vatican. Under the Obama administration, however, it has at
May 20, 2014

Black Pastors: If Gay Marriage Wins, Martin Luther King Died in Vain

  If President Obama was expecting full support from the black community for his relentless push for gay marriage, he just got a loud and clear
May 30, 2014

Cardinal Kaspar on Marriage, Divorce, and Communion

Cardinal Kaspar is a famous churchman who seems to favor some revision of the way the Church handles the question of divorce, remarriage, and admission to
June 2, 2014

Divorce, Remarriage, and Moral Tragedy

In a recent post I offered a few critical remarks on some things that Cardinal Kaspar said in an interview with Commonweal.  Cardinal Kaspar favors some
June 11, 2014
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Who Needs Fathers? 20 Famous Partnerships

While expecting our second child, my wife and I went to the hospital for an orientation to make sure we didn’t try to go to the
June 17, 2014

Nancy Pelosi Lectures Her Archbishop: Don’t March for Marriage! I Respond [Updated w/ +Cordileone’s Response]

Just who the hell does Nancy Pelosi think she is? For decades she has said to her catholic critics that they should mind their own damn
June 23, 2014

Rules For Dating My Daughter

When I saw the buzzy Tumblr photo by Kristine Speare of her dad’s “Rules for Dating My Daughter” t-shirt, something bothered me about it. I get why
June 23, 2014

Polygamy and Human Dignity

What is the relationship between monogamous marriage and a culture of human dignity?  I try to answer that question at Public Discourse. The core of my