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  • Archbishop Severs Ties with Univ. Ctr. for Marriage and Family over Sex Before Marriage Proposal

    06/29/2007 2:45:11 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies · 451+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/29/07 | Elizabeth O’Brien
     OMAHA, Nebraska, June 29, 2007 ( – The Archdiocese of Omaha severed ties with the Center for Marriage and Family (CMF), a ministry center at Creighton University (CU), for its proposal in support of premarital cohabitation. In the June issue of U.S. Catholic magazine, CMF director Michael Lawler and CU researcher Gail Risch wrote a proposal for the cohabitation of unmarried Catholic couples. The article says that there are two types of cohabiting couples—those that are committed to marriage, so-called “nuptial cohabitors,” and those that are not committed to marriage, or “non-nuptial cohabitors.” Quoting Pope John Paul II’s 1981 encyclical,...
  • Crisis in Vocations? What Crisis

    01/12/2004 4:36:40 PM PST · by Salvation · 13 replies · 173+ views ^ | 1996 | Archbishop Elden Curtiss
    CRISIS IN VOCATIONS? WHAT CRISIS? Archbishop Elden Curtis There is much media hype these days about the present and projected shortage of priests and its effect on the sacramental life of the Church. It is time to pay close attention to the dioceses and religious communities reporting increasing numbers of candidates. There have to be reasons for these increases that bear objective analysis from which some conclusions can be drawn. I personally think the vocation "crisis" in this country is more artificial and contrived than many people realize. When dioceses and religious communities are unambiguous about ordained priesthood and...