Pope presides over wedding of 20 couples at St. Peter’s Basilica

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Marriage, Marriage Enrichment, News

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Presiding over the wedding of 20 couples in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated marriage as the union of a man and woman playing complementary roles during their common journey through life.“This is what marriage is all about: man and woman walking together, wherein the husband helps his wife to become ever more …

Civil Law vs. Holy Sacrament

David Oatney Catechism, Prayer, Vocations

By now, much of the world knows about the United States Supreme Court decisions Wednesday which repealed the most important and effective part of the Defence of Marriage Act (DOMA), and which upheld by means of remand a lower court ruling which said that California’s Proposition 8, a ballot measure which amended that State’s constitution to define marriage as being …