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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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Gay Men Against Gay Marriage
Last edited 26th May 2015

Here are the testimonies of two men, Keith Mills is gay, agnostic and a dedicated blogger on Eurovision. Paddy Manning is gay, Catholic and a celebrity blogger and political pundit. Keith Mills believes that it’s important for him, as a gay man, to speak out about his belief that children deserve a mother and a father whenever the circumstances of life allow, since too many people are being bullied into silence.

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Ireland Abandons Its Children
Last edited 26th May 2015

Ireland has written a social suicide note and we grieve for her. But we will not follow her. More than half the Irish have voted for homosexual marriage, seduced by celebrities to violate something they once held sacred: the life between mother, father and child. From today, the Irish Constitution assumes a mother does not matter to a baby, and a father is irrelevant to his son. That is madness.

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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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Christian Marriage is 'Demanding but Magnificent,' Pope Says
Last edited 14th May 2015

In his audience closing out the Togolese bishops’ ad Limina visit to Rome, Pope Francis on Monday encouraged solid faith formation for the young, especially those preparing for marriage.

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Pope Francis Pays Tribute to Mothers
Last edited 12th May 2015

Despite high temperatures, thousands of pilgrims stood in the sun to pray the Regina Coeli with Pope Francis. The Pope discussed the Last Supper and the love that Jesus Christ has taught Christians. Sunday was also Mother's Day in many parts of the world. Pope Francis took time to pay tribute to mothers with a special message.

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Pope: Christ is a Model for Husbands
Last edited 8th May 2015

Pope Francis spoke about the beauty of Christian marriage during his weekly general audience May 6. Video by Catholic News Service.

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Pope in General Audience: Marriage is about more than just flowers and a dress
Last edited 6th May 2015

St. Peter's Square was packed on Wednesday morning, with more than 60,000 pilgrims welcoming Pope Francis. From the popemobile, he blessed several children along the way- and this group of girls got a chance to get up close and give three red roses to the Pope. In his catechesis the Pope talked about the beauty of Christian marriage, describing it as an act of faith and love. He also highlighted what marriage is not.

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Irish Archbishop Warns: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage will Bring Intolerance of Christians
Last edited 4th May 2015

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh has warned that religious freedom will be in danger in Ireland if a referendum approving same-sex marriage succeeds. “If society adopts and imposes a new orthodoxy of ‘gender-neutral’ marriage, being defined simply as a union between any two persons-– including a man and a man, or a woman and woman-– then it will become increasingly difficult to speak or teach in public about marriage as being between a man and a woman,” the archbishop said, in a statement released through the Irish bishops’ conference.

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Will Youth Inevitably Support Same-Sex Marriage? These Activists Say Nope!
Last edited 29th April 2015

Old and young, gay and straight, marriage defense advocates rallied outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, calling for the institution of marriage to be maintained.

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