Archbishop calls for financial, grassroots support for traditional marriage
Oct 01 2012
Archbishop Lori and other leaders asked traditional-marriage backers to join efforts to overturn the state’s law legalizing same-sex marriage.
Same-sex marriage an issue for voters on state level this November
Sep 25 2012
WASHINGTON - This November, voters in a handful of states across the country will decide if state law should uphold traditional marriage or allow same-sex marriage.
Parish, national efforts fortify marriages through ‘date nights’
Sep 15 2012
Five-and-a-half hours. That’s the amount of time each week couples should dedicate to their marriage if they want a happy relationship, according to Christine Snyder, a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist.
Essex couple’s 60th anniversary gets papal blessing
Sep 12 2012
Childhood sweethearts celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary and receive a papal blessing.
Collection to oppose Washington’s same-sex marriage law under scrutiny
Aug 31 2012
WASHINGTON - A plan to ask parishioners in the Diocese of Yakima, Wash., to contribute funds for a campaign to repeal the state’s same-sex marriage law is expected to move forward, said the executive director of the Washington State Catholic Conference.
Same-sex marriage referendum wording misleading, Catholic Conference says
Aug 21 2012
The Maryland Catholic Conference says the wording of a controversial ballot question should not sway support for traditional marriage.
Nellie Gray, 86, dies; was March for Life founder and emcee
Aug 14 2012
Nellie Gray, who started the annual March for Life parade to protest the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion nationwide, died Aug. 13 at age 86 from natural causes.
Church rejects same-sex marriage but won’t tolerate hate, bishop says
Aug 11 2012
The Catholic Church opposes legalizing same-sex marriage but at the same time the church “has no tolerance for the misuse” of the issue “to incite hostility toward homosexuals,” said Bishop Blase J. Cupich of Spokane.
Knights’ Supreme Convention celebrates faith, patriotism
Aug 08 2012
From around the world, more than 2,000 Knights of Columbus attended the Knights’ 130th Supreme Convention Aug. 6-8 in Anaheim, Calif.
Deacon’s wife establishes group that prays for priests
Jul 31 2012
Parishioners frequently ask priests to pray for their needs, but how often do parishioners return the favor?
Love and loss: IND president finds love again
Jul 25 2012
One year and three weeks after her husband died, Mary Funke became acutely aware that she was alone during a Halloween party.
Couples need to set aside time to talk each day, papal message says
Jul 24 2012
Pope Benedict XVI “invites Christian couples to be ‘the gentle and smiling face of the church,’ the best and most convincing heralds of love sustained and nourished by faith."