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How to Bring an Awkward Halt to a Hookup
Last edited 5th October 2010

Jason Evert explains to high school girls how to say no when a date is going "too far."

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Relationships Market After 50 Years of the Pill
Last edited 27th September 2010

Far from bringing equality, contraception has redistributed power away from women, says George Pell. THIS year is the 50th anniversary of the contraceptive pill, a development that has changed Western life enormously, in some ways most people do not understand.

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Music Video: 'With This Ring' by Amanda Vernon
Last edited 21st September 2010

"With this ring, I'm waiting for the one whom God has saved for me." These words are from the new music video by internationally-acclaimed Catholic recording artist Amanda Vernon.  Written about her promise to her dad and to God to save her virginity for her future husband, "With This Ring," testifies to the beauty of living for Christ in heart, mind, and body. Traveling to Australia from the United States of America, Amanda performed this song numerous times during the World Youth Day 2008 Youth Festival events in Sydney.  She hopes to perform it again at the next World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain as well! Share this video with friends to help spread this moving message for today's youth. 

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Cohabitation: Why Not?
Last edited 21st September 2010

Many women view living together as a stepping-stone toward marriage, with the idea that cohabiting will help them enjoy a better marriage in the future. This could not be further from the truth. A recent survey of the literature on cohabitation concluded, “No positive contribution of cohabitation to marriage has ever been found.”

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Teens, Sexuality, and John Paul II's Teaching
Last edited 17th January 2011

According to Monica Ashour, executive director of the Theology of the Body Evangelization Team, Inc. (TOBET), teenagers have a particular capacity to understand God's plan for human sexuality through John Paul II's teaching on the theology of the body. Read this interview on Zenit, to find out how Ashour has promoted theology of the body in youth ministry.

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Homosexuality: A Special Call to the Love of God and Man
Last edited 8th September 2010

Many of us are forced by cultural circumstances to say far more about homosexuality than we would like... and due to the persistent moral challenge presented by same-sex advocacy, most of what we have to say is negative.

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SMS vs. The Language of Love
Last edited 6th September 2010

The phone call is dead, say tech-savvy social commentators. With the increasing popularity of text messaging, who needs to actually talk to someone anymore? But are these instant, impersonal communiqués hurting our dating lives and hindering our relationship formation? Are we texting our way out of potential relationships?

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Homosexuality - How to Answer Questions About Church Teachings
Last edited 30th August 2010

In this video Bernard Toutounji of the Life, Marriage and Family Centre of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney Looks at the issue of homosexuality and the teachings of the Catholic Church. Bernard considers the question: "My brother has just come out as a homosexual. We love him so much, what should we do? Isn't it unfair that the Church forbids him to have a relationship?"

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Hugh Hefner’s Deep Self-Love
Last edited 18th August 2010

Hugh Hefner, America’s most celebrated and legendary pornographer, has less and less reason to celebrate. His Playboy magazine empire is crumbling — he may even be bought out by competitors...

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Looking for Love in all the Right Places
Last edited 12th August 2010

When one mentions love stories, I’d be willing to bet that the first thing that comes to mind is not the Bible. One tends to think of romantic movies or novels. Perhaps one might think of couples one knows whose love stands out in the crowd. Yet, God is the author of love and the Bible, as the word of God, is a wonderful place to look for examples of love and role models for our own relationships...

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