News and Views
Marriage in the News
August 12, 2014
Emily Macke examines a new trend in non-marital relationships to set up a contract for what happens to the couple’s assets if they break up.
July 22, 2014
Emily Macke continues her reflection on the Instrumentum Laboris, this time discussing Church teachings on birth control in respect to the recent Hobby Lobby decision and upcoming Extraordinary Synod on the Family.
July 1, 2014
As preparations continue for the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops in October 2014, Emily Macke discusses the “Instrumentum Laboris,” the preparatory document for the Synod that addresses the Bishops’ concern for marriage and family life.
June 17, 2014
While divorce was once a topic discussed delicately, some are now using it as an occasion to celebrate lavishly. Emily Macke discusses the rise of “divorce parties” and the lingering effects of divorce, especially on children.
May 29, 2014
In his recent address to the United Nations, Pontifical Council for the Family President Archbishop Paglia discussed the importance of the family as the center of society and human development. Marriage in the News writer Emily Macke outlines and reflects upon the five main points of his address.
May 13, 2014
Could watching movies help prevent divorce? A recent study shows the positive effects that discussing the relationships that are portrayed in film can have on one’s own relationship.
April 28, 2014
Is social media helpful to relationships or harmful? This article looks more deeply into the effect social media is having on relationships today and our ability to communicate with others.