“There Is No Individual Apart From A Family”: Louis de Bonald's Defense of Marriage The French Catholic philosopher warned that any people which permits the public repudiation of the matrimonial covenant is doomed to become trite, shallow, and silly Jerry Salyer
The Crisis The dignity of the human person and stability of the traditional family are under attack. A variety of ideologies have emerged which are antagonistic towards traditional Judeo-Christian values, promoting instead competing values, such as materialism, gender neutrality, individualism and consumerism, each of which risks severing close, meaningful relationships among family members.
Rome — We stood, as for a head of state, and Pope Francis was ushered into the very room in the Vatican in which the bishops held the famous synod on the family this October. With his warm smile and a quiet “Buongiorno,” he opened the historic Interreligious Colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Woman this Monday in Rome.
For the Vatican it was a truly unusual event, with people from every part of the globe and nearly every major faith tradition — Catholics and Protestants, Jews and Jain
Editor’s note: The following speech by Rabbi Sacks on the history of marriage was delivered at the International Colloquium on “The Complementarity of Man and Woman” held at the Vatican under the auspices of Pope Francis. The speech was obtained from Rabbi Sacks’ website and reprinted under a Creative Commons license. I want this morning …
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Vatican's colloquium on marriage focuses on universal right, complementarity, anthropology, and strategy The just concluded Humanum conference featured addresses from Pope Francis and the former Chief Rabbi of the UK, and was attended by 350 interreligious leaders. Michael Severance
Contact: Dick & Diane Baumbach, Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME), 321-544-3440, email@example.com SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 /Standard Newswire/ -- Nominations continue to come in from all over the country for the longest married couple project sponsored by Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME), the original faith-based marriage enrichment program in this country. The project honors one national winner and winners from each of the 50 states and U.S. territori
We, like most of the country, have been freezing our tails off lately. Apparently there’s a polar vortex (among other things) blasting across North America. We’re getting a taste of the arctic, and it tastes like chattering teeth. Though I’ve not particularly enjoyed the cold, it did teach me something about marriage and biblical manhood. The Thermostat Conundrum This is an extremely serious issue all ... Read More