“At a time when we place emphasis on the richness of pluralism and ... diversity, it is a contradiction to minimise human differences. A father is not the same as a mother.”
Survey carried out for ACCORD finds marriage remains a desirable outcome for most people and most expect it to be for life.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin urges every parish and organisation concerned with the future of Christian marriage to take part in conversation.
New features incorporated into the calendar include a ‘Thought for Today’ voiced by contributors including members of the hierarchy.
Bishop Donal McKeown marks 40th anniversary of ACCORD in Derry diocese.
Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare & Leighlin appointed president of ACCORD.
Archbishop Eamon Martin elected president of Irish Bishops Conference.
Number is "unacceptably low" Bishop Denis Brennan warns.
15,200 people attended marriage preparation courses in 2013 while ACCORD delivered 50,952 counselling hours.
Bishop Jones expresses regret as cuts to Family Support Agency grants blamed.