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Divorce and Religion

Thanks, Pope Francis, For 'Legitimizing' Catholic Kids Of Divorce

Mary Pflum Peterson | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Mary Pflum Peterson

The most amazing -- and decidedly Christian -- thing Francis has done since ascending to the papacy is his not-so-subtle attempt last week to welcome divorcees back to the church's fold. The move not only shows signs of a warmer, gentler Church, it also embraces and (literally) legitimizes people like me.

The Naive Promise I Made To My Kids... And Broke

Heather Kopp | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Heather Kopp

Tom and I had repeatedly assured our two boys that they never had to worry about our family breaking up because "God hates divorce." We practically swore on a stack of Bibles. And then we got divorced.

Study Finds Surprising Link Between Divorce And Religion

Posted 03.08.2013 | Divorce

Children of divorce with two actively religious parents are more likely to change religions or to shy away from organized religion as adults, accordin...

Tips For A Kinder, Gentler Marriage: Share Your Spiritual Lives

David Briggs | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
David Briggs

Marriage is taking a hit lately. The number of new marriages declined 5 percent from 2009 to 2010. But those people questioning whether the institution can still work for them may want to have a little faith.