Love in the Family Pope Francis

Practical Implications of Trinitarian Life for Us: Part One: Towards a Better Understanding of the Doctrine of the Trinity Denis Toohey

Practical Implications of Trinitarian Life for Us: Part Two: Marital Relationship as an Image of the Trinity Denis Toohey

Practical Implications of Trinitarian Life for Us: Part Three: Living Marriage as Vocation in the Life of the Trinity Denis Toohey

Marital Spirituality: A Spiritual Paradigm Shift Thomas Knieps-Port le Roi

The Mysterion which is Marriage: A Vision for the Marital Life José M. de Mesa

Marriage: Growing in Love Andrew and Liz Chatelier

Biblical Teaching on Marriage: A Brief Survey Francis Martin

Bonding or Bondage? Commitment and Spiritual Growth in Marriage Rina Howard

Christian Marriage and Christian Ministry Michael G. Lawler

Marriage as Sacred Mystery: Some Theological Reflections on the Purposes of Marriage Douglas Anderson

The Call to Holiness in Christian Marriage Kathleen Fischer Hart and Thomas N. Hart

Image of Redemptive Love Joseph Laishley

The Liturgy of Christian Marriage: Introduction to Marital Spirituality Christopher Kiesling, OP

Catechism of the Catholic Church

On the Sacrament of Matrimony Council of Trent

Marriage Preparation Pontifical Council for the Family

Provisions of the Constitution of 1866, 1923 and 1938 on the religious ceremony of marriage Constantin Rus. Scroll to page 75

The Movement for Same-Sex Marriage Brian Lewis

Marriage and Mulieris Dignitatem Fr. John J. Couglin, O.F.M

Mulieris Dignitatem and the Exclusivity of Marriage Under Law Howard Bromberg

Interchurch Marriage--Conjugal and Ecclesial Communion in the Domestic Church Thomas Knieps-Port le Roi

The Relationship between God's Covenant with His People and Marriage in the Old Testament Cãlin Sechelea

Religious Marriage in a Liberal State Gidi Sapir & Daniel Statman

“De-centre-ing” Sexual Difference in Public and Ecclesial Discourses on Marriage Yolanda Dreyer

What Male–Female Complementarity Makes Possible: Marriage As a Two-In-One-Flesh Union Patrick Lee and Robert P. George

Making Marriages Stronger: A Multi-Tiered Approach Based on Traditional Jewish Understandings of Marriage Elliot N. Dorff

More Than A Mere Contract: Marriage as Contract and Covenant in Law and Theology John Witte Jr.

More Than A Mere Contract: Marriage as Contract and Covenant in Law and Theology Joel A. Nichols

Ecumenical Marriage as Leaven for Christian Unity Jason E. King

Marriage in the Life of the Parish: He sent them out two by two ... Luke 10:1 Helen McCabe

The Vocation of Marriage Mary Jo Pedersen

Of Spouses, the Real World, and the "Where" of Christian Marriage David S. Crawford

The Nature of Marriage and Its Various Aspects Alfonso Cardinal Lopez Trujillo

Tradition and Development in the Catholic Church's Teaching on Marriage: A Response to Cardinal Trujillo John J. Coughlin, O.F.M.

A "Judeo-Christian" Argument for Privatizing Marriage Daniel A. Crane

'Husbands, love your wives as your own bodies': Is Nuptial Love a Case of Love or Its Paradigm? Margaret H. McCarthy

The Indissolubility of Marriage: Reasons to Reconsider Kenneth R. Himes and A. James Coriden

The Magisterium's Arguments Against "Same-Sex Marriage": An Ethical Analysis and Critique Stephen J. Pope

Evangelical Counsels in Marriage? Jorg Splett

Theological Perspectives on Marriage Cardinal Marc Ouellet

Can Marriage Be Defined? Don Browning

From Words to Sacrament, from Sacrament to Flesh: the Concept of Marriage Randy Lee

Adjustment and Complications of Catholic and Inter-faith Intermarriages Abe W. Ata

A Comparison of St. Paul's Texts on Marriage and His Modus Operandi Argumentum: An Analytic Approach Bill King

Marriage: Developments in Catholic Theology and Ethics Lisa Sowle Cahill

Preserving Marriage: A Radical Proposal Marian Crowe

Preserving Marriage: A Radical Proposal Marian Crowe

Pope John Paul II's Teaching on Sexuality and Marriage: An Appraisal Charles E. Curran

The Filipino Context of Infidelity and Resilience Ted Gonzales, S.J.

1 Corinthians 7 in the light of the Graeco-Roman Marriage and Divorce Papyri David Instone-Brewer

1 Corinthians 7 in the light of the Jewish Greek and Aramaic Marriage and Divorce Papyri David Instone-Brewer

A Contemporary Assessment of St. Augustine's On the Good of Widowhood Floy Andrews Doull

Marriage & Divorce Papyri of the Ancient Greek, Roman and Jewish World Rev Dr David Instone-Brewer

The Challenge of the Marriage Metaphor of Hosea 1-3 to Confucian Marriage Practices in Korea Jeong Ae Yoon

Covenant or contract? Marriage as Theology: Women in Jewish Marriages Laura Levitt

Spirituality for Today, July, 1997 Articles include: Marriage; No Heroes? The Catholic Wedding; The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony

Spirituality for Today, June, 1997 Articles include: Annulment; Did the Second Vatican Council Change The Church's Understanding of Marriage?; Is Marraige Still Permanent?; The Annulment Procedure

Second Marriage: An Opportunity for Spiritual Growth? Timothy J. Buckley

Second Marriage: Complications in the Cathoilic Church Timothy J. Buckley

Faith, Contract, and Sacrament in Christian Marriage: A Theological Approach Michael G. Lawler

Reconciliation of Body and Soul: Gregory of Nyssa's Deeper Theology of Marriage Mark D. Hart

The Marriage of Baptized Nonbelievers: Faith, Contract, and Sacrament Susan Wood

Resistance to the Virginal Ideal in Late-Fourth-Century Rome: The Case of Jovinian David G. Hunter

Sexual Ethics, Marriage, and Divorce Lisa Sowle Cahill

The Journey Through Divorce Paula Ripple

Marriage and Divorce in the Gospel according to Mark (Chapter 10:1-12) Eugene LaVerdière

Marriage as a Christian Calling Robert Benne

Faith, Sacrament, Contract, and Christian Marriage: Disputed Questions Ladislas Orsy

Marriage: Canon Law and Pastoral Practice Theodore Davey

The Jewish Liturgy of Marriage Asher Finkel

The Contribution of Judaism to the Christian Liturgy of Marriage: Similarities and Differences Adrien Nocent, O.S.B.

A Developing Theology of Marriage Tad Guzie

When Is Marriage a Sacrament? Edward J. Kilmartin

1 Cor 7:10-15: A Basis for Future Catholic Discipline on Marriage and Divorce? Brian Byron

Christian Marriage: Contract or Covenant? Paul F. Palmer

Marriage and Celibacy in the Service of the Church James J. Mulligan

The Biblical Theology of Divorce Bruce Vawter

Divorce and Psychosocial Change Joseph Deuel Sullivan

The History of the Indissolubility of Marriage Anthony J. Bevilacqua

The Catholic Marriage A Handbook William A. Lynch, M.D.

Christ and Divorce Thomas V. Fleming

The sacramental grace of matrimony James M. Egan

The Predicition of Success or Failure in Forced Marriages John L. Thomas

The Catholic doctrine on the ends of marriage Francis J. Connell

Finality, Love, Marriage Bernard J. F. Lonergan

Marriage: Its Meaning and Purposes John C. Ford

The Indissolubility of Christian Marriage J. P. Haran

The new church law on matrimony Rev. Joseph J. C. Petrovits

Marriage legislation in the new code of canon law H. A. Ayrinhac, SS

Christ's teaching concerning divorce in the New Testament: An Exegetical Stury Francis E. Gigot, SS

Betrothment and Marriage: A Canonical and Theological Treatise with Notices on History and Civil Law Alois de Smet

The Teaching of the New Testament and of the Church Regarding Divorce, II H. Pope, OP. Scroll to page 51

The Teaching of the New Testament and of the Church Regarding Divorce Hugh Pope, OP. Scroll to page 807

Matrimony Baltimore Catechism

St. Thomas Aquinas: The Summa Theologica on Matrimony
  • The sacrament of Matrimony as directed to an office of nature
  • Matrimony as a sacrament
  • Matrimony with regard to the betrothal
  • The definition of Matrimony
  • The marriage consent considered in itself
  • The consent to which an oath or carnal intercourse is appended
  • Compulsory and conditional consent
  • The object of the consent
  • The marriage goods
  • The impediments of marriage, in general
  • The impediment of error
  • The impediment of the condition of slavery
  • The impediment of vows and orders
  • The impediment of consanguinity
  • The impediment of affinity
  • The impediment of spiritual relationship
  • Legal relationship, which is by adoption
  • The impediments of impotence, spell, frenzy or madness, incest and defective age
  • Disparity of worship as an impediment to marriage
  • Wife-murder
  • The impediment to marriage, arising from a solemn vow
  • The impediment that supervenes to marriage after its consummation, namely fornication
  • Second marriages
  • Things annexed to marriage, and first the payment of the marriage debt
  • Plurality of wives
  • Bigamy and of the irregularity contracted thereby
  • The bill of divorce
  • Illegitimate children

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    Marriage: "They Shall Be One Flesh" Ronald L. Ecker

    Marriage Annulment Information Archdiocese of Boston

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