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
Benedict XVI says the Church has in the past failed to communicate its teaching on marriage
The Coalition’s failure to do anything for marriage only shows how little it cares about the poor
Christopher West says that Catholics need a firm understanding of marriage if they are to resist attempts to alter its meaning
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 of Clifton presides at Mass attended by couples celebrating significant anniversaries
The Children’s Society has repudiated its support for the traditional married family, with Archbishop Sentamu’s backing: is he aware what he has done?
If so, is this a new development in Anglican opinion?
Now we know where we are with Mr Clegg. Marriage, he thinks, is just one among many versions of ‘the family institution’
It’s all so outdated, now the research shows how much more stable marriage is than cohabitation