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  • Marriage and Divorce in American Politics

    07/11/2017 12:40:51 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/11/17 | Linda Goudsmit
    President Donald Trump’s Warsaw speech was an affirmation of American democracy and love of country - an America first kind of speech from an American President still married to America and American democracy CNN White House correspondent Jeff Zeleny described President Trump’s Warsaw speech: “This is a white America, America first kind of speech.” Bobblehead Jeff Zeleny got it half right which is a record these days at CNN - it was an America first kind of speech. The Leftist Democratic Party of America has divorced itself from American democracy and found a new partner in Leftist-style globalism. Most marriages...
  • The Carnage of Divorce

    06/29/2017 7:47:51 AM PDT · by Salvation · 58 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 06-29-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Carnage of Divorce Msgr. Charles Pope • June 28, 2017 • Almost two decades ago, as a younger priest, I remember trying to save a marriage. Sadly, by the second counseling session I concluded that the couple really had no intention of trying to save the marriage. Rather, they were looking to me to assuage their guilt and to console them by telling them they were really “doing the right thing,” that God wanted them to be happy and would not mind if they divorced. I could do no such thing.At a critical moment the couple said, in...
  • Harvard Study Shows the Main Reason Wives Divorce Husbands [Husbands Not Making Money] [ed]

    06/27/2017 5:28:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 102 replies
    Intellectual Takeout ^ | June 21, 2017 | Jon Miltimore
    It’s common knowledge that roughly half of marriages today end in divorce. This is up significantly from the 1960s, when about 30 percent of marriages ended in divorce within 15 years. The underlying social and economic changes that have spurred this increase remain a bit of a mystery. But the topic was taken up in a massive 2016 study conducted by Harvard sociology professor Alexandra Killewald.
  • 4 Cardinals Request That Pope Clarify Stance on Divorce, Remarriage

    06/26/2017 1:47:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/26/2017 | Michael Gryboski
    Four theologically conservative cardinals have sent a new letter to Pope Francis asking for the head of the 1 billion-strong Roman Catholic Church to clarify his stance on divorce and remarriage. (Photo: Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi)Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church addresses the faithful at the St. Peter's Square in Rome.Posted by Vatican journalist Sandro Magister to his blog earlier this week, the letter was signed by Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, emeritus archbishop of Bologna, on behalf of himself and the other three cardinals and was sent in late April amid confusion in the church body.At issue was the release in April...
  • The Three Divorce Magnets: Knowing the pitfalls that can derail a marriage will help you avoid them

    06/17/2017 6:57:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/17/2017 | Diane Medved
    EditorÂ’s Note: The following is excerpted from Diane MedvedÂ’s DonÂ’t Divorce, and reprinted here with permission. On June 21, the author and her husband, radio host Michael Medved, will join NR senior editor Jay Nordlinger for a public conversation at SeattleÂ’s Town Hall, hosted by the Discovery Institute. Space is limited, so please pre-register here. Even the best marriages are subject to forces in our pro-divorce culture that exert pressure toward dissatisfaction. TheyÂ’re magnets that tug spouses apart in their moments of ennui, frustration, or anger, and the inertia of their pull can ultimately propel them to a receptive...
  • Wife desperate for a divorce sets up her husband to cheat on her with a female underwear [tr]

    06/07/2017 6:15:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 7, 2017 | Staff
    A woman desperate for a divorce took part in an experiment to find out whether her husband could be tempted to cheat on her. The woman called Julie, from the US, appeared on the popular YouTube channel To Catch a Cheater. She explained that she wanted a reason to divorce her husband so turned to the infidelity experts.
  • Thanks to Trump, Germany says it can’t rely on the United States. What does that mean?

    05/28/2017 12:25:53 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 156 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 28, 2017 | Henry Farrell
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a crowd Sunday in southern Germany that Europe can no longer rely on foreign partners. Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump last week, saying that Europe “really must take our fate into our own hands.” Offering a tough review in the wake of Trump’s trip to visit E.U., NATO and Group of Seven leaders last week, Merkel told a packed Bavarian beer hall rally that the days when Europe could rely on others was “over to a certain extent. This is what I have experienced in the...
  • US Canon Lawyer Tells Diocese to Follow Malta, Buenos Aires [Catholic Caucus]

    05/07/2017 5:58:31 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Mary's Advocates ^ | May 7, 2017 | Mary's Advocates
    A canon lawyer, employed by a U.S. diocese, taught her audience including priests, that because no directives from the bishop have been issued about Amoris Laetitia, the priests should follow Buenos Aires and Malta. In those territories, priests are free to give permission to adulterous partners to receive Holy Communion, even though the couple continues to have sex, and one (or both) of the parties is already married to someone else. This permission occurs after accompaniment and discernment by the priest. MaryÂ’s Advocates is sharing the audio recording, though the person that made the recording said the diocese must be...
  • Alabama Candidate for Senate Invokes President’s Slogan: Roy Moore Ties himself to Trump slogan

    05/01/2017 6:23:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WLTZ-TV ^ | May 2, 2017 | Don Hammond
    U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore invokes President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan with and added twist. Moore said, “I support President Trump’s agenda of making America great again. But I submit to you that we can only make America great again if we make America good,” Moore’s campaign announcement spelled out what he believes isn’t good: divorce, abortion and same-sex marriage. Moore made the statement in his downtown Montgomery office a day after announcing his bid for the Senate seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “I am definitely not establishment,” Moore said with...
  • Jesus Too Would Admit Divorce Today. So Says One of His Society [Catholic Caucus]

    04/13/2017 7:25:35 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 30 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | April 13, 2017 | Sandro Magister
    The instructions laid out two months ago by the general of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal, on “what Jesus really said” regarding marriage and divorce have not fallen on deaf ears.On the contrary, some among the Jesuits have been the first to apply them in full. To conclude that “once a marriage is dead” Jesus too would allow divorce today.The Jesuit who has drawn this conclusion from the premises set up by his superior general is not a nobody. He is Fr. Thomas Reese, former editor of the magazine of the New York Jesuits, “America,” and a...
  • The women who sleep with a stranger to save their marriage [talaq, talaq, talaq vs halala]

    04/05/2017 5:00:25 PM PDT · by SJackson · 33 replies
    BBC ^ | 4-5-17 | Athar Ahmad
    A number of online services are charging "divorced" Muslim women thousands of pounds to take part in "halala" Islamic marriages, a BBC investigation has found. Women pay to marry, have sex with and then divorce a stranger, so they can get back with their first husbands. Farah - not her real name - met her husband after being introduced to him by a family friend when she was in her 20s. They had children together soon afterwards but then, Farah says, the abuse began. "The first time he was abusive was over money," she tells the BBC's Asian Network and...
  • Full House actress Jodie Sweetin - who earns $50,000 a month - ordered to pay ex $10,000 [tr]

    04/05/2017 8:46:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 5, 2017 | Amanda Ulrich
    Full (and Fuller) House actress Jodie Sweetin has been ordered to pay $10,000 in retroactive child support, as well as $2,000 a month until her eight-year-old daughter with her second ex-husband turns 18. Sweetin and former husband Cody Herpin married in 2007 and had Zoie Laurel May Herpin in April of 2008. They were officially divorced just two years later in 2010. In her original divorce filings, the actress revealed some of the troubles in her marriage with Herpin, who used to work as a driver and transportation coordinator in the film industry.
  • Wife of Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping wants divorce

    04/03/2017 11:30:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    WMUR ^ | April 3, 2017 | Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN
    The wife of the former Tennessee teacher accused of absconding with 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas wants to end her marriage of 31 years, according to court filings. Jill Cummins, who has pleaded with her husband to bring Elizabeth home, filed the documents last week, citing irreconcilable differences and alleging that Tad Cummins is "guilty of inappropriate marital conduct."
  • Facing down the divorce industry: Thank you, Ben and Jennifer

    03/15/2017 12:05:10 PM PDT · by TBP · 50 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 13, 2017 | By Naomi Schaefer Riley
    Two years after the star couple separated, a source told People magazine that they “are giving things another try.” They love each other, said another source, and they “really, really love their kids, and those kids love their parents.” For many couples, though, this isn’t enough. Though the divorce rate has decreased since the high point of Baby Boomer splits in the 1980s, it’s still almost 35 percent for couples who married in the ’90s. And frankly, it’s only that low because more and more Americans don’t bother to marry at all. (Cohabiting couples have an even higher rate of...
  • Jennifer Garner And Ben Affleck Might Not Be Getting Divorced After All

    03/08/2017 11:22:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 03/08/2017 | Cole Delbyck
    We’re going to file this one under “Please let this be true.” It’s been nearly two years since Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced their split after 10 years of marriage, but according to sources close to the couple, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel. Garner and Affleck have reportedly called off their divorce for the time being and are working on their marriage together, People reports. Whispers of a reconciliation have been swirling ever since their separation, as the two have been regularly spotted in public together with their three children, Violet, 11, Seraphina,...
  • Study: Young men don’t want to get married, new research says they should

    03/06/2017 6:37:26 PM PST · by BJ1 · 103 replies
    Fox13 Salt Lake, UT ^ | 02/07/2017 | Elizabeth Suggs,
    SALT LAKE CITY — New research debunking the “ball and chain” myth of marriage for men was released Tuesday. According to a research brief published by the Institute of Family Studies, the idea that marriage creates more unhappiness than happiness for men just isn’t true. Nicholas H. Wolfinger, a researcher at the University of Utah, and W. Bradford Wilcox, a researcher at the University of Virginia, say that more education is needed in order to ensure that people understand marriage and the truth behind it. “Contrary to the notion that marriage is detrimental to men, it turns out that the...
  • When is it time to get a divorce?

    03/04/2017 7:51:06 PM PST · by proud American in Canada · 117 replies
    Hi, I'm doing this on a tablet, so I'm probably doing it wrong. I was just wondering, want to know it's time to file for divorce. And I haven't been together for a very long time. I really feel that he ignores me. Which I guess I think is very understandable. I just think if we would be be together, and by that I mean have s*x, we would be closer. And happier. I probably should not have posted this no because I'm tired and it's late and I don't know how much I can answer everybody. But I would...
  • “Do not think of faith only in terms of “can” or “can not” [Catholic Caucus]

    02/24/2017 10:39:49 AM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    La Stampa ^ | February 24, 2017 | DOMENICO AGASSO
    In Christian life, truth is not negotiable. There is no doubt. However, we must be fair in mercy and not think of faith only in terms of “you can” or “you cannot.” This is what Jesus teaches us. Pope Francis begins his homely in Casa Santa Marta by warning of a hypocrite and deceitful faith when reduced to the logic of classification. Reports radio Vatican: today’s Gospel, February 24 2017, by St. Mark San Marco reads the question “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?”. This question was asked to the son of God by the doctors...
  • A Brief Primer on Catholic Faith and Conscience

    02/22/2017 2:48:13 PM PST · by NYer · 6 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | February 22, 2017 | Fr. Mark A. Pilon
    In 1930, the Anglican Communion abandoned the universal Christian moral teaching of two millennia, which condemned artificial birth control as a grave moral evil, contra naturam, and destructive of marriage. It did so by allowing the individual subjective conscience to overrule the absolute moral norm that such actions are intrinsically evil and thus allow no exceptions.This was a death knell for Anglicanism as a moral authority. The result has been not only the total independence of Anglicans from their traditional moral teaching but the collapse of religious practice among the laity (except for the African branches of this once vibrant...
  • Saudi Cleric Warns Men of Abusing Right of Divorce

    02/13/2017 2:56:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Arab News ^ | 12 February 2017
    The imam of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah warned men against blackmailing their wives and of abusing their right to divorce, according to the Alriyadh daily newspaper. Speaking at his Friday sermon, imam Saleh Al-Bedeir criticized overusing the threat of divorce and deemed such behavior impermissible in Islam. He labeled it a bad habit that Muslims should avoid. The marriage contract obliges couples to treat each other decently; “women shall have rights similar to the rights against them, according to what is equitable,” (Surah Al-Baqarah 2:228) the imam cited in the sermon. He said Muslims must be patient, as few...