Pope Francis’ Comments Reflect Complexities Of Divorce

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Last week, Pope Francis sparked much debate regarding the Catholic Church’s stance on divorce by urging Catholics to be more welcoming of those who divorce and remarry. In front of a gathering outside the Vatican, Francis said that divorced and remarried couples, “are not excommunicated and they absolutely must not be

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Who Decides A Child’s Religion After Divorce?

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Over the last 30 years, the number of custody disputes involving religion has exploded. In previous generations, sole custody was almost always awarded to the mother, who would have the right to determine the child’s religious upbringing. Now, with more and more parents involved in raising children post-divorce, courts are

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The Philippines: The Land Of No Divorce (Laws)

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Undoubtedly, there are many flaws with the divorce and custody laws in the United States. But clearly there are situations in other parts of the globe that are much worse. Take a look at the Philippines, which aside from Vatican City, is the last country in the world that lacks

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