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Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart Watch

Marriage & Family

Helen and Joe Auer had been married in 1941. Joe was a proud World War II veteran. Helen bore her husband 10 children. After it was all said and ...

Marriage rates at an all-time low in the U.S.

Marriage rates at an all-time low in the U.S. Watch

Marriage & Family

While homosexual marriage remains very much in the news, with homosexuals and lesbians protesting their right to enter marriage, another related ...

Holy, Healthy Marriages Thrive on Communication

Holy, Healthy Marriages Thrive on Communication

Marriage & Family

By Teresa Allen, M.S. Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Institute for the Psychological Sciences

Presently, October 5-19, Pope Francis is leading a Synod of Bishops in an Extraordinary General Assembly in Vatican City to discuss pastoral ...

Lesbians win discrimination case by discriminating against Christian family

Lesbians win discrimination case by discriminating against Christian family Watch

Marriage & Family

Owners of a family farm in New York who were sued because they refused to host a gay wedding on their private property, are asking the courts to ...

Victory for life in Texas as abortion advocates lose their minds over latest defeat

Victory for life in Texas as abortion advocates lose their minds over latest defeat Watch

Marriage & Family

A major pro-life victory for the unborn will see the number of abortion mills in Texas reduced from 40 to just 10. And while that number is still 10 ...

Catholic teacher sues diocese after she was fired for...

Catholic teacher sues diocese after she was fired for... Watch

Marriage & Family

A Roman Catholic schoolteacher who says she was fired for trying to become pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF) will have her case heard in ...

REPORT: One in 10 girls worldwide sexually abused

REPORT: One in 10 girls worldwide sexually abused Watch

Marriage & Family

The world has a long way to go in regards to respecting its female inhabitants, according to a new United Nations reports. The grim statistics ...

STUDY: For children, there is NO 'amicable divorce'

STUDY: For children, there is NO 'amicable divorce' Watch

Marriage & Family

"Amicable divorce," which usually refers to the dissolution of a marriage without bad feelings or upheavals on the part of the parents still do ...

LARGELY FATHERLESS: 36 percent of those turning 21 this year grew up without dads

LARGELY FATHERLESS: 36 percent of those turning 21 this year grew up without dads Watch

Marriage & Family

Approximately 36 percent of the American generation, more than a third, born from 1993 through 2012, due to turn 21 this year, were born to ...

Remember the Alamo - Texas' abortion law now challenged in court

Remember the Alamo - Texas' abortion law now challenged in court Watch

Marriage & Family

By Lisa Anderson, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Abortion rights groups challenged Texas' sweeping anti-abortion law in federal court on Monday, as a federal judge in Alabama ruled that the state's ...

Indian toddler with severe water on the brain survives surgery

Indian toddler with severe water on the brain survives surgery Watch

Marriage & Family

With a freakish head 37 inches in circumference, a three-year-old Indian girl has underwent surgery to reduce her deformity. Arduous hours of ...

European Court of Human Rights: Europe CAN NOT be forced to recognize same-sex 'marriages'

European Court of Human Rights: Europe CAN NOT be forced to recognize same-sex 'marriages'

Marriage & Family

By Adelaide Mena

Is the disordered homosexual lifestyle destroying our great American culture?

Are You a Ready or an Unready Catholic?

Are You a Ready or an Unready Catholic?

Marriage & Family

By Andrew M. Greenwell, Esq.

There are many Catholics who are "unready" Catholics, that is, operating under ill advice or bad counsel.  They have adopted the counsel of ...

Andrew M. Greenwell on Same-Sex 'Marriage': Framing the Issue Right

Andrew M. Greenwell on Same-Sex 'Marriage': Framing the Issue Right Watch

Marriage & Family

By Andrew M. Greenwell, Esq.

The first step for a Catholic to recognize his obligation to oppose same-sex "marriage," if he does not see it or comprehend it, is to rid himself of ...

Pacing a New Online Relationship

Pacing a New Online Relationship

Marriage & Family

By Catholic Match

Every couple that meets on CatholicMatch moves at their own pace. For some, it's important to move from online connection to a face-to-face date as ...

The example of the Holy Family: Do you follow it?

The example of the Holy Family: Do you follow it?

Marriage & Family

There is no community as sacred as the family. When we reflect on the Holy Family, Jesus, Mary and St. Joseph, we see modeled for us how to be as a ...

Michael Proposed With A Video

Michael Proposed With A Video

Marriage & Family

By Catholic Match

Laura was tired of the dating scene or at the very least the relationship scene. By the time the 24-year-old from Maryland got to CatholicMatch, all ...

Children: The Crowning Glory of Marriage

Children: The Crowning Glory of Marriage Watch

Marriage & Family

By Deacon F. K. Bartels

The American cultural lens of late has warped the way in which children are viewed to the point that they are seen not as gifts but as burdens. Many ...

How One Couple Met, Fell in Love, and Met the Pope

How One Couple Met, Fell in Love, and Met the Pope

Marriage & Family

By Catholic Match

Deanna, 24, and Michael, 28, had never dated before they meet each other on CatholicMatch. Michael had been discerning the priesthood for four years, ...

June is Global Heartbeat of the Family Month, but what is it?

June is Global Heartbeat of the Family Month, but what is it? Watch

Marriage & Family

A few readers have messaged Catholic Online, asking about Catholic Online's "Global Heartbeat of the Family Month" celebration, what it is and how it ...

An Engagement Built On God, Country & Star Trek

An Engagement Built On God, Country & Star Trek

Marriage & Family

By Catholic Match

Alex and Emerald are both idealistic young people, dedicated to serving others. At the young age of 23, they have already made self-sacrificing ...

Values - Gallup shows The Heartbeat of the Family growing weaker

Values - Gallup shows The Heartbeat of the Family growing weaker Watch

Marriage & Family

A Gallup poll confirms what many of us have suspected, American culture is shifting for the worse. Values are eroding and what is considered "okay" ...

June is global Heartbeat of the Family Month. Where's the heartbeat of your family?

June is global Heartbeat of the Family Month. Where's the heartbeat of your family?

Marriage & Family

Catholic Online is excited to share the theme of "Heartbeat of the Family" for the month of June. This global celebration focused on the family is ...

Heartbeat of the Family: Why do teens drop out of church?

Heartbeat of the Family: Why do teens drop out of church? Watch

Marriage & Family

As we move into June, we would like to introduce a new theme to our readers for the month. This June is "Heartbeat of the Family" month at Catholic ...

One Last Chance At Dating Paid Off

One Last Chance At Dating Paid Off

Marriage & Family

By Catholic Match

My name is Amy and I LOVE cooking!. Those were the enthusiastic words that 34-year-old Amy used to open her profile, and went on to tell her ...

American culture of overindulgence raising spoiled, needy children

American culture of overindulgence raising spoiled, needy children Watch

Marriage & Family

Those who have everything - have noting. It's a truism very much applicable in contemporary child rearing. While parents strive to have their ...

Living Christian Family Life as Domestic Church

Living Christian Family Life as Domestic Church Watch

Marriage & Family

By Deacon Keith Fournier

I woke up in church this morning. Not on a cold dark floor or surrounded by votive candles and stained glass, but next to my partner in faith, my ...

Cardinal Tagle, 'the teaching of the church regarding family life is not clearly understood by people'

Cardinal Tagle, 'the teaching of the church regarding family life is not clearly understood by people' Watch

Marriage & Family

Cardinal Tagle has told an American audience that he was "shocked" by the preliminary results of a survey on Catholic teaching. Tagle is one of the ...