Getting the Marriage Conversation Right,
a guide for effective dialogue
Finally, an easy to read guide providing
a fresh new look at issues
about marriage and family.
Presented in non-religious language based on authentic
Catholic social doctrine and the teaching of Saint John Paul II
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Saving and Promoting Marriage for Our Children and Society
Despite the efforts to defend against the redefinition of marriage across the country, a redefined marriage disconnected from the interest of children and the foundation of the family is increasingly becoming accepted in the minds of many, especially the young.
CCGI Feature Articles for Faith and Formation
Debates on Amoris Laetitia
Will Bear Fruit,
Says Cardinal Ouellet
TORONTO, August 5, 2016 -- The prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops believes that the debates generated by the release of Amoris Laetitia will lead to a better understanding of the Catholic approach to marriage.
Fatima Visionary Predicted
Would Be Over Marriage, Family
MEXICO CITY, July 8, 2016 -- Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who witnessed the Marian apparitions at Fatima, died in 2005. But before her death, she predicted that the final battle between Christ and Satan would be over marriage and the family.
Time to Reintroduce Mariage
ROME, March 11, 2016 -- The Preacher of the Pontifical Household, Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., on Friday preached his fourth Lenten Sermon of 2016 in the presence of the Pope and his associates.
Rueters Columnist Demonstrates
Universal Application of
Church Social Teaching Principles
June 24, 2015 -- Rueters columnist, Edward Hadas, provides a good discussion of principles of Catholic social teaching, in the context of the Pope's new encyclical, "Laudato Si." As one reads, also consider the debt we have to future children in defending their right to be born into a family with their mothers and fathers united in marriage and the debt to current children and young adults to enable them to discover the truth about love, sexuality, marriage and family. The author demonstrates the universal application of principles of social teaching.
A 'Reality Check' for Ireland's Church
Marriage Redefinition Vote
Both Challenge and Invitation
ROME, May 25, 2015 -- The Christian message can't be shaken by a national vote, but Ireland’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage is forcing Catholic leaders to rethink how they have been keeping the faith alive among the nation's young people.
As Storm Brews,
San Francisco Archbishop Strikes Back
At School Guideline Critics
SAN FRANCISCO, February 20, 2015 -- Politicians have targeted San Francisco Catholic schools’ teacher standards, but Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone says they are a matter of Catholic mission and common sense.
What Threatens Families?
Redefining Marriage, Pope Says
-- Warning that “every threat to the family is a threat to society itself,” Pope Francis called on the people of the Philippines to be a prophetic witness in a world facing attacks on marriage and life.
Redefining Marriage is
Says Vatican Spokesman
- Remarking on Pope Francis' strong words against the threats which “ideological colonization” poses to the family, the Vatican's spokesman told journalists Friday that same-sex marriage falls within this category.
Television Series Teaches
Truth about Marriage
CCG Launches New Movement
To Take Back Marriage
SAN FRANCISCO, January 13, 2015 -- Addressing a culture that has forgotten the true meaning of marriage, Catholics for the Common Good has partnered with the Apostolate for Family Consecration to produce a new television series that debuted on EWTN January 12. The series, Evangelizing the Culture for Marriage and Family, also marks the soft launch of a new CCG led movement to rebuild a culture of marriage and family. The Marriage Reality Movement, a coalition of people seeking to restore a culture in which it is the norm for men and women to marry before having children. Viewers of the series can become part of the movement by signing up at takebackmarriage.org.
See CCG's William B. May discuss the reality of marriage on "At Home with Jim and Joy" (October 10, 2014)
The interview with Jim and Joy Pinto starts at 15 min,15 sec.