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Topic: marriage

The gay marriage debate has made us evaluate what marriage is for

Perhaps an unintended consequence of this saga is that it has made us appreciate marriage more

Having children is not for dummies

In comparison, being prime minister is a piece of cake

Unregistered weddings, or cohabitation with a religious blessing, are a legal minefield

I am pretty sure that a wedding without any civil registration is illegal from the point of view of canon law

Knowing that death and judgment are round the corner tends to put our relationships into perspective

Research suggests an awareness of death can reduce divorce rates. I can well believe it

Weaker appreciation of marriage is harming society, says Pope

Benedict XVI says the Church has in the past failed to communicate its teaching on marriage

Marriage fights poverty far better than government does

The Coalition’s failure to do anything for marriage only shows how little it cares about the poor

Marriage: it’s time to clear away the fog

Christopher West says that Catholics need a firm understanding of marriage if they are to resist attempts to alter its meaning

Cardinal O’Brien: same-sex marriage would be a ‘great wrong’ like slavery

Cardinal O’Brien says repercussions of introducing gay marriage would be immense

This is a time for passionate language; Cardinal O’Brien and Dr Sentamu are right to speak as they do about gay ‘marriage’

It would be a disaster almost impossible to reverse: this is the time to put a stop to it

Bishop Declan Lang leads celebration of marriage

Bishop of Clifton presides at Mass attended by couples celebrating significant anniversaries