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RIGHTS OF THE FAMILY/ Fr. Araujo: What is past is prologue… the Synod on the Family

Robert John Araujo

11/14/2014

The 1983 Charter of the Rights of the Family demands the careful understanding and appreciation of the participants of the ongoing Synod on the Family. By Fr ROBERT J. ARAUJO

The concept of family itself is now in question and many extremely different interpretations have been proposed. Indeed, is the “traditional” concept of family - which is at the basis of our civilisation - definitely out of the running?

1/24/2014

FAMILY/ Motherhood and Career: A Thrilling Tug of War

Ana Samuel

The home and the office pull in opposite directions, but modern mothers can assemble a team on both ends of the rope to help them manage that tension. By ANA SAMUEL

9/25/2013

ELSHTAIN/ Moral Anthropology, Social Ontology, and Authentic Human Freedom

Richard Garnett

The late Jean Bethke Elshtain understood that human beings are inherently relational, arguing that families are essential for human flourishing. By RICHARD W. GARNETT

6/7/2013

WOMEN/ A mother’s work is never done! (3)

Margaret Harper McCarthy

MARGARET HARPER McCARTHY, The Catholic University of America, examines in depth the issue of women and work, particularly as to mothers and the “work-family balance”. Third of three parts

6/7/2013

WOMEN/ A mother’s work is never done! (2)

Margaret Harper McCarthy

MARGARET HARPER MCCARTHY, The Catholic University of America, examines in depth the issue of women and work, particularly as to mothers and the “work-family balance”. Second of three parts

6/7/2013

WOMEN/ A mother’s work is never done! (1)

Margaret Harper McCarthy

MARGARET HARPER MCCARTHY, The Catholic University of America, examines in depth the issue of women and work, particularly as to mothers and the “work-family balance”. First of three parts

4/25/2013

MASSACHUSETTS/ Sky Fall: Gender Ideology Comes to the Schoolhouse

Adam MacLeod, Andrew Beckwith

Since redefining marriage requires us to deny sexual differences, even school children have to conform to that principle, at least in Massachusetts. By ADAM J. MACLEOD and ANDREW BECKWITH

4/22/2013

MARKET/ On Economists and Marriage

Daniel Hammond

Expanding their market analysis to marriage and family, economists have made a significant contribution to the reduction of marriage and family to the merely mundane. By DANIEL HAMMOND

3/27/2013

SAME-SEX-MARRIAGE/ A cause which goes beyond the legal

Lorenzo Albacete

LORENZO ALBACETE comments on the cause of the legalization of same sex marriage in the US, underlining that the question goes beyond the legal benefits, satisfied by domestic partnerships

2/9/2013

UK/ Issues Encountered by Family Carers of the Elderly

Alex Ingram, Deborah Stone

Caring for ageing parents can put a huge strain on families. However, according to ALEX INGRAM and DEBORAH STONE , there are some benefits to having a parent at home

2/4/2013

FAMILY/ Redefinition of legal marriage and a society without children

Michael Hopwood

MICHAEL HOPWOOD comments on the arguments that have been advanced about the bill proposing to change the legal definition of marriage in the UK to be soon discussed in the Parliament

12/28/2012

UK/ Defending the Institution of Marriage

Matthew Groves

MATTHEW GROVES considers the definition of marriage and the Government's handling of the issue, the consequences for the religious organisations and the position of the Church of England

12/21/2012

FAMILY/ The Future of Marriage

Ryan Anderson

RYAN ANDERSON summarises the points that define what marriage is and why it matters for the whole society. The future of the country needs that policy gets the nature of marriage right

12/21/2012

FAMILY/ Marriage Matters

Ryan Anderson

RYAN ANDERSON underlines that long before there was a debate about same-sex marriage, there was a debate on marriage, to explain why marriage was good for men and women and their children

11/26/2012

PARENTING/ Men Don’t Mother

Jenet Erickson

Promoting “genderless parenting” contradicts what the facts show us both about the harms of single parenthood and the benefits of having a mom and a dad, as JENET ERICKSON reports