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The Family, and the Spirit
First appeared on 06/06/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.
It is not new news, really, but the word from Japan is the same as what we have heard from around the West: Japanese bishops report laity indifferent toward Church teaching on marriage.
At the same time, Phil Lawler has noticed a disturbing trend among older Catholic couples in the United States. See his latest commentary: Needed: speed-bumps on the road to divorce.
Then there's the latest gay rights case up in Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester diocese asks court to dismiss discrimination complaint brought by gay couple. This one involves the sale of diocesan property.
Meanwhile, our Supreme Court has refused to second-guess the Federal appeals court that overturned Oregon's attempt to restrict marriage to one man and one woman. But I do want to point out that the real issue is not popular sovereignty: The Will of the People: Dangerous Political Rhetoric?... [more content for subscribers]