Tag: marriage

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    “There’s a yearning in them, and that all wants to be expressed in terms of the sacred and the holy and within the context of God’s presence,” says Rev. Ann Abernethy, a United Church of Christ pastor and retirement community chaplain. More

    June 8, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch more of our interview about religious ceremonies of commitment with UCC minister and retirement community chaplain Anne Abernethy, who says, “One of the great gifts of being a clergy person is that we are really invited into people’s lives at a time of blessing.” More

    June 8, 2012 | Comments

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    “I believe that marriage education is the best anti-poverty program the federal government has ever invested in, “ says Dennis Stoica, president of the California Healthy Marriages Coalition. More

    July 8, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-decade

    Look back at excerpts from our conversations with reporters over the past 10 years about religion and its changing role in our world.

    December 22, 2010 | Comments

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    “The fear people have is that if my child is raised in the other parent’s religion, then the child will grow closer to the other parent,” says one interfaith family mediator. More

    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    Sunitha Mani is an Indian Hindu, born in America. Her mother calls her a modern girl. Even so, as she prepares for her marriage, she is going the traditional route, and then some.

    July 31, 2009 | Comments

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    “For me personally, it’s so encouraging to be surrounded by people who believe in marriage, who are working at it, who love each other,” says Kathy Berkemeyer, who together with her husband Jack celebrated Valentine’s Day by renewing their vows at the annual Mass for Lovers ceremony held in Old St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Chicago. More

    February 17, 2006 | Comments

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    Part four of a four-part series on faith and family: a growing number of families are not the traditional married mother and father with children — single mothers, cohabiting men and women, gay couples, and the divorced have become more common. How are churches and other religious groups responding to these families? More

    November 18, 2005 | Comments

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    Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Darrell Armstrong of Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton, New Jersey. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Eugene Rivers in Boston, Massachusetts. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

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