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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.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Weddings historically had served as an opportunity to “evangelize and re-engage” young couples, but that chance was being lost when brides and grooms bypass the church altogether when planning their ceremony.
pages of a book formed into a heart shape
Simcha Fisher
Marriages between a Catholic and a non-Catholic may be becoming more common, but they are by no means easy, especially with regard to how to raise children.
FaithFaith and Reason
Robert W. McElroy
Pope Francis is calling us to appreciate the vital interplay between the pastoral and doctrinal aspects of church teaching when it comes to sexual sin and the reception of the Eucharist.