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On Marriage and Divorce

The albatross is a fascinating bird. These birds travel thousands of miles across the seas of the world, but when they return to their breeding grounds they seek out their original mate and after elaborate greetings and wagglings of beaks, the pair mate and bring up their baby before setting out on their next long journey. 770 more words


ATW 56 Changes in Annulment Porcedures

The media has been abuzz the past couple of weeks with the Pope’s announcement about changes in the Church annulment procedures. Nothing fundamental has been changed but the procedures have received a much needed streamlining, so that the process is less time consuming for the parties involved. 1,810 more words


Pope Francis Reaffirms that Catholic Marriage is Indissoluble

Those who fear that the Church is about to allow divorced Catholics to remarry can take heart by something Pope Francis said on his way back to Rome from the United States. 940 more words

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Holy Matrimony

Homily at St Philip Evans, on the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B.

There’s a story about a traveller lost in the Irish countryside, who pulls up alongside a farmer and asks the way to Tipperary. 1,275 more words

SPE Homily

One. Margo/Mitchell.


Years ago we made an idea, a way of life for the two of us. I pushed and pushed against my nature to fit in it. 177 more words

Photos from Pope Francis's Visit to New York, Takes On Extremism and Inequality

Pope Francis swept across Manhattan Friday from the center of global diplomacy to a worn classroom in East Harlem, challenging world leaders to protect the planet, warning against the dangers of fanaticism at the site where terrorists took thousands of lives and reaching out to those at the margins of society. 232 more words


The Marital Indispensable Minimum

“But if the case is as you say,” it may, with the disciple in the Gospel, be objected, “then it were better not to marry at all.”

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