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He Calls You Beautiful: Help for the Abused
Last edited 2nd June 2015

"If you are a woman who is a victim of sexual abuse, I want you to know I am so deeply sorry. My heart breaks at the vast number of young women who experience this pain in their lives, because it is pain no one should ever know. Perhaps you feel like you are broken, or damaged, or garbage because of the way you have been harmed…I am praying as I write that if you feel yourself to be any of these things, that today would be the day that the Truth of Christ speaks loudly into your heart. You are not and never will be damaged in the eyes of God… even in the midst of this pain, He calls you beautiful, brave, chosen, and His."

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Pope Urges Engaged Couples to Take Time, Be Open to God's Surprises
Last edited 27th May 2015

Couples who are seeking to marry, even those who have lived together, should value their engagement period as a time to grow in mature love and in profound knowledge of each other, said Pope Francis.

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Pope Francis Addresses Engaged Couples
Last edited 27th May 2015

In his catechesis on Wednesday 27 May 2015, Pope Francis talked about dating and setting a solid foundation for marriage. Love, he explained shouldn't be improvised or based on fading emotions: "The freedom of giving oneself to another is a decision that requires a conscious harmony. It's not about a simple mutual attraction, an emotion, a moment or a phase. It's a journey.”

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"There Must Be a Reason": A Father’s Final Gift to His Same-Sex Attracted Son
Last edited 26th May 2015

"I’m attracted to people of the same sex, and I’m glad that I was raised by a devoutly Christian mom and dad. My dad’s acceptance of me as a man, with full knowledge of my attraction to other men, was his gift to me. And though it was late coming, I am utterly thankful for it."

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Inexperienced in Dating? That Doesn’t Mean You’re Clueless About Love
Last edited 24th May 2015

There are many women who—whether by choice, distraction, or late blooming—do not fall into this serial-dating norm and worry that their lack of experience might prove detrimental to finding lasting love in the future. But that worry is unnecessary. Women in their mid-20s who don’t have a laundry list of ex-loves, or the nasty scars that come with it, are not behind the curve.

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4 Things I Learned About Relationships From a Pope
Last edited 20th May 2015

Lesson 1: “Man’s capacity for love depends on his willingness consciously to seek a good together with others, and to subordinate himself to that good for the sake of others, or to others for the sake of that good,” wrote St. John Paul II. In other words: How ready I am to love depends on how ready I am to not be the most important person in my life. Love–real love, that is–requires us to reject selfishness. It requires us to be ok with making sacrifices when having made sacrifices is of benefit to the person we love.

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Young Couple Aged 70 Years With Make Up to See if They Would Still Love Each Other
Last edited 19th May 2015

Tavis and Kristie, a twenty-something soon to be married couple, were aged 70 years by makeup artists and then revealed to each other. Their reactions are touching, and their answers to the director’s questions are insightful. Each of the 3 makeup sessions added about 20 years to the couple’s age, bringing them from their late 20’s to their 90’s.

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The Virtue of Chastity: A Talk by The Culture Project
Last edited 16th July 2015

iWitness is an opportunity for young people to learn about their faith and bond as brothers and sisters in Christ. It is an annual Catholic conference for young people that celebrates Christian living with those who share the same values you do. During last year's iWitness conference, a talk called "The Virtue of Chastity" was presented by The Culture Project. Watch the video here!

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Love Hunt
Last edited 17th May 2015

Is true love just a myth? Is it as elusive as Big Foot and as hidden as the Loch Ness Monster? One man is on a mission to find out. Video by Life Teen!

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Porn: The Worst Way to Learn About Sex
Last edited 5th May 2015

Depending on the household you grew up in, sex may or may not have been talked about a lot. For some, it’s commonplace. It might come up at the dinner table, your uncle who hits the eggnog pretty hard at the family Christmas parties might make jokes about it, or you might have grown up seeing sexually suggestive scenes on popular shows on the television in the living room.

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