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Cross Purposes


(First of two)

In Ireland in June of 2013 the American president said, “If towns remain divided—if Catholics have their schools and buildings and Protestants have theirs, if we can’t see ourselves in one another and fear or resentment are allowed to harden—that too encourages division and discourages cooperation” (emphasis added).Read More »CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS DIVISIVE?

“Strong Marriages [are] Key To Social Ills”

To the statement in our title we might say, “Duh!” Is this news?

To some it apparently is. The quote was the headline of an article in a local  newspaper a few years ago. The director of a local social organization said, “There is a lot of research and studies that show healthy marriages are an indicator of children doing better.” She also said, “We are not saying marriage. We are saying healthy marriages.” The group’s concern was the increase in teenage motherhood, the divorce rate, and families living in poverty.Read More »“Strong Marriages [are] Key To Social Ills”