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Marriage in the Catholic Church : FAQs

In an easy-to-read question and answer format, this document addresses questions about the role of marriage in the church. It provides concise answers to such questions as: Does the Church really believe that sex...

Life Marriage and Family Office

Pastoral Letter on the True Meaning of Marriage

The Catholic Bishops of Victoria have issued a pastoral letter on the ‘True Meaning of Marriage’. The letter presents the Catholic Church’s understanding of marriage and urges all Catholics to respond to the Federal...

Wedding Exchange of Rings

Statement on Marriage

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (Now Pope Benedict XVI) – May 27, 2005: CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING LEGAL RECOGNITION OF UNIONS BETWEEN HOMOSEXUAL PERSONS THE NATURE OF MARRIAGE AND ITS INALIENABLE CHARACTERISTICS The Church’s teaching on marriage and...

For Your Marriage

For Your Marriage

For Your Marriage – US Bishops’ Website on Marriage ‘For Your Marriage’ is a comprehensive resource on all aspects of sexuality, marriage, parenting and family life from a Catholic perspective. For Your Marriage website:...

Year of Grace

Year of Grace

2012 –“A Year of Grace” – Starting afresh from Christ The Australian Bishops have announced the celebration of a Year of Grace for the Australian Church to take place from Pentecost 2012 to Pentecost...

World Meeting of Families 2012

World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families with Pope Benedict – Milan, 30 May to 3 June 2012 – STILL TIME TO BOOK FOR PILGRIMAGE – Announcing the 7th World Meeting of Families, Pope Benedict XVI urged:...

Grandparents Kit

The Grandparents Kit is a resource for schools and parishes, designed for events such as Grandparents Day or for special feasts such as that of Sts Joachim and Anne. The central part is a...

Getting Married in the Catholic Church

Getting Married FAQs

Got questions about getting married in the Catholic Church? Find your answers here! Questions range across inter-religious and inter-denominational marriages; they cover diverse delicate issues relating to personal circumstances (non-church going or ‘lapsed’ Catholics,...

CathBlog- Reclaiming the Sacred from the Secular

Reclaiming the Sacred Almost as soon as Christmas is over, the stores start filling with heart-shaped chocolates and red rose imagery. Stationers, florists, lingerie and gift shops; St Valentine’s Day is over a month...