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FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In a new Vatican document, Pope Francis opened the door for ‘blessing couples in irregular situations and same-sex couples.’
Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Priscilla and Elvis Presley at their wedding in a scene from the film ‘Priscilla’
Arts & CultureFilm
Elyse Durham
There’s much more to this story than glamour. At its heart, “Priscilla” is about a woman lost in a twisted marriage.
FaithFaith and Reason
Grace J. Wojdak
Discussions around consent should become a commonplace feature of Catholic conversations about sexual ethics. They can serve especially as a corrective to the harmful use of “marital debt” rhetoric within Catholic culture.
Michael Hill - Associated Press
An 84-year-old retired bishop of Albany, who has been accused of sexual abuse and has unsuccessfully sought to be removed from the priesthood, said Tuesday he recently married a woman in a civil ceremony.
A close-up of a Catholic wedding ceremony, focusing on the hands of the bride, groom and priest.
FaithShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
Falling marriage rates across the globe threaten vulnerable women and children. The Catholic Church can help if we put aside political idolatry and work as different members of the same body of Christ.
Jim McDermott
Things to know before you get engaged; things to know if one of you is divorced; and things to know about the process of preparing your wedding with the church.