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Church Discipline Gone Wrong

Why a delayed letter of apology from a deacon meant so much to me.

Divorce Rates Are Dropping. But Are We Saving Marriage?

Will the least religious generation in decades also have the country’s most stable marriages?

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Can the Catholic Church Change Its Teaching on Divorce?

Meet the U.S. cardinal who wants to prevent divorced Catholics from receiving communion.

How Will the Catholic Church Respond to Changing Mores?

The Vatican confronts a shifting landscape on family issues.

Seeking Greater Equality, Indian Women Turn to Unexpected Source

After witnessing gender-based victimization, Khatoon Shaikh founded an all-female Shariah court.

How Pope Francis Is Perpetuating Catholicism’s Double Standard

The pope has been celebrated for ministering to people with telephone calls, but is he extending mercy or a culture of hypocrisy?

How Churches Can Help Cut the Divorce Rate of Any City

Five steps local churches can take to save marriages and prevent divorce.

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An atheist’s defense of marriage act

While listening to arguments for same-sex marriage, I discovered there are about 400 state benefits and over 1000 federal benefits to marriage.

Find Meaning in Marriage without Religion

Marriage is only religious if you want it to be. As a Humanist Celebrant, I’ve performed 12 non-religious weddings.

Interfaith Marriage Statistics Are Funny Things

The fact that interfaith couples are more likely to fall apart may have nothing to do with the fact that they maintain a two-faith relationship.

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My Wife and Her Husbands

What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions or beliefs have in the legal act of marriage?

Wedded to Traditions

Could God’s smite scare a person into remaining in an unhealthy marriage? Here, the study is unclear.