Posts Tagged ‘divorce’
On August 5, 2015, Pope Francis spoke about lovingly ministering to divorced and remarried Catholic and their families as the Good Shepherd would.
Catholic school counselor and creator of Faith Journeys Foundation Lynn Cassella-Kapusinski provides well-structured and interactive workbooks for children and adolescents experiencing their parents’ separation or divorce.
In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis addressed the wounds which radiate from a difficult relationship between parents to their children.
Pope Francis speaks to the Latvian and Estonian bishops about the importance of strengthening their family ministry, especially with the rise of single-parent families.
Continuing his catecheses on marriage and the family, Pope Francis spoke about the witness of marriage, the pain of children who experience their parents’ separation, and more.
A great read in preparation for the 2015 Ordinary Synod on the Family! The interview format features highly relevant Q&As with the Cardinal responsible for the Vatican’s doctrine office.
A British newspaper looks at reasons why some people get divorced before the age of 30.
Emily Macke discusses a study done by the National Marriage Project that links premarital sex, cohabitation and the size of one’s wedding ceremony to the quality of one’s marriage.
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.
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.
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.
Is lifelong married love possible? Proponents of “conscious uncoupling” say no, but Pope Francis says a resounding “yes!”
Does cohabiting before marriage lessen one’s chances of divorce? Conventional wisdom might say “yes,” but social science says “no.” Read on for why the “alternative lifestyle” of marriage is a solid foundation for a couple’s future.
One of the most reliable predictors of a lifelong marriage is the commitment to a lifelong marriage. Put the “D word” (Divorce) off the negotiating table. Commitment pushes you toward solutions, and perhaps a counselor.
In new research on divorce, Catholics enjoy a lower-than-average divorce rate – a sign of hope. But marriage rates continue to be low among both Catholics and the general public – a sign of concern and a reminder of the need to encourage young people to embrace the vocation of lifelong marriage.
In its concluding “Message to the People of God,” the October world Synod of Bishops underscored the role of the church’s married couples and families in the new evangelization. The Synod’s message also addressed the role of grandparents in the family and the pastoral needs of divorced and remarried Catholics.
Statistics show that marriage in low-income communities is threatened and often experiences bad outcomes. However, a new report suggests that it would be wrong to assume that people in low-income communities do not value marriage. The report’s authors suggest that if wrong assumptions guide programs aimed at strengthening marriage, those programs may miss the mark.
A new report finds that divorces are becoming much more frequent for middle-aged and older adults, even as the overall divorce rate is declining or stable. The report says this finding has far-reaching ramifications.
A new research report says that many divorces are preventable, and children and society could benefit if these couples had a second chance.
Contrary to popular belief, divorce has been declining in the U.S. since its peak around 1980. Couples who marry today have a better chance of reaching a milestone anniversary, in part because they are waiting longer to get married.
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This book takes on the challenging questions: How is God present in the pain of a divorce? How does one know when a marriage is over? How can the healing process bring new life? Grounded in Christian tradition and sound psychology, Susan Rowland offers for all who have gone through divorce.
Newly married couples begin life together in anticipation that their marriages will last. If a marital relationship subsequently ruptures couples can find themselves in very uncertain and sometimes fearful circumstances.
A new study, provocatively titled “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Unless Everyone Else Is Doing It Too,” described divorce as to some extent contagious. Are you at risk?
Is it true that 50% of all marriages are destined to end in divorce? Not so, says New York Times writer Tara Parker-Pope in her new book, “For Better: The Science of Good Marriage.” In fact, far more marriages succeed than fail. See what she says is the real story behind the statistics.