Marriage

Terrance Klein February 13, 2018
In fasting, in abstinence, in visits to church, we are showing our love to God.
An interview with Bishop James. D Conley, who signed the open letter "Created Male and Female" defending a traditional understanding of gender.
Bess June and John Lane, who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at the end of National Marriage Week, which is Feb 7-14, pose for a Feb. 6 photo at their home in Rye, N.Y. Laughter, tolerance and shared faith are important ingredients in a loving, lasting marriage, according to the New York couple. (CNS photo/JoAnn Cancro Photography)
Laughter, tolerance and shared faith are important ingredients in a loving, lasting marriage, according to a New York couple who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at the end of National Marriage Week.
John A. Alesandro January 26, 2018
When is a sacramental marriage truly consummated?
"I judged they were prepared. They knew what they were doing."
Pope Francis greets Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy, during an audience with participants in the plenary assembly of the Congregation for Clergy at the Vatican June 1. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
The issue is expected to come up in the 2019 special gathering of the Synod of Bishops to study questions related to the church's pastoral work in the Amazon.