Tag Archives: marriage

How NBC’s Runaway Hit “This Is Us” Affirms Our Eternal Hope

Caution, many spoilers ahead. If you haven’t seen NBC’s smash hit show This Is Us, it’s likely that you’ve at least heard about it (and equally likely that the person…

Why Religious Compatibility Matters In Relationships

Imagine a new couple out on a Valentine’s Day date. The young man and woman are both nervous, but the candlelit restaurant has created a calm, romantic mood. Orders placed…

Why Cutting the Cake Makes a Wedding Legit

If a bomb fell on a wedding celebration before the cake was cut, would the couple still be married? This was the question posed to the Rev. Matthew Seddon and…

Mormon Women Fear Eternal Polygamy, Study Shows

When Carol Lynn Pearson was sixteen years old, she heard her seminary teacher bear his testimony, articulating cherished beliefs that, for him, involved polygamy.

Conservatives Decry Pope’s Marriage Comments

Pope Francis has said the “great majority” of Catholic marriages being celebrated today are invalid because couples do not fully realize it is a lifetime commitment, drawing sharp criticism from…

The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’ Wife

A hotly contested, supposedly ancient manuscript suggests Christ was married. But believing its origin story—a real-life Da Vinci Code, involving a Harvard professor, a onetime Florida pornographer, and an escape…

Desmond Tutu’s Daughter Leaves Clergy for Female Partner

Mpho Tutu-van Furth says move was forced on her as the South African Anglican church does not recognise her marriage

Vatican Says Pope’s ‘Blessing’ of Lesbian Author Does Not Change Policy

A lesbian author whose children’s books on gay families have been banned in Italy said she received a letter from Pope Francis that included a “blessing” of her work and…