- Jan 19, 2021
Neha loved the hymns that filled her church with music. But she lost the chance to sing them last year when, at the age of 14, she was forcibly converted from Christianity to Islam and married to a 45-year-old man with children twice her age.
Julio Mora slipped away from his parents to secretly marry Waldramina Quinteros one February day. Both families disapproved.
An interview with Julie Hanlon Rubio and Jason King on marriage, families, and sex.
Discovering one’s vocation to marriage, priesthood or religious life and making the decision to embrace it takes courage, Pope Francis said.
Mario and Paola Martinez , who co-direct the Diocese of San Bernardino’s new Office for Marriage and Family Life, said they see the role as an opportunity to serve their community while also offering an example of both lay and Latino leadership.
Six Catholic bishops appealed to the Nigerian government to review its stand on a directive that houses of worship must obtain an annual license before performing marriages and issuing marriage certificates to newly wedded couples.