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eNewsletter Subject: The Family, and the Spirit

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?...

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