Category Archives: Marriage

The Catholic Church in Crisis

The recent Supreme Court decision, Obergefell v. Hodges, has sparked widespread debate on social media, blogs, television, and many other mediums and in turn has highlighted how Catholics have become complacent in charity. For the Catholic who follows Church teaching and thus does not support same sex marriage, this means hearing or reading a multitude […]

What do millennials really think about marriage?

Tacked to the wall of my AP US History classroom was a poster of a Winston Churchill quote. It read, “If you are not a liberal at 25, you have no heart. If you are not a conservative at 35, you have no brain.” Though the line is understood to be misquoted, the theory behind […]

‘You Know You’re a Catholic If …’ Summer 2015 Edition

Dr. Edward Mulholland at the Gregorian Institute helped me compile this list of ways you can tell you are Catholic in these tumultuous times. You know you are a Catholic in the summer of 2015 if … 10. You recently started using the term “matrimony” instead of “marriage.”   9. You have friends who just changed […]

Catholic Hardware Store Sued for Refusing to Sell Gay Extension Cord

The Catholic owners of “Joe’s Hardware” in Atchison, Kansas are defending themselves against a federal lawsuit that accuses them of violating equal protection laws because they refused to sell a same-sex extension cord to a customer last month. The plaintiff in the lawsuit is Flip Rosco, a poodle trainer from Greenwich Village.  During a press […]

On Marriage, Catholics Stand with the American Founders

This Fourth of July, American Catholics might feel that they no longer fit so comfortably within America.  After all, Catholics hold that marriage is a union between a man and a woman, but the Supreme Court has just ruled that it is unconstitutional for this view to be embedded in the law.  Nevertheless, Catholics should […]


Come, let your voices be heard! Two days ago, Matt Walsh wrote an article for The Blaze on how gay marriage hurts him personally. In it, he states his concern that too few of Christians and conservatives are voicing their opinions over last week’s SCOTUS decision. CV has done an excellent job of it, however, […]

[UPDATED] Secular Media Reveals Intolerance, Slams CV’s Viral Pro-Marriage Video

In the midst of this week’s rainbow-flag-waving celebrations,’s ad ‘Not Alone’ is being noticed — and it has hit a nerve. Secular industry sites caught wind of the provocative video, which features 6 young adults who ‘come out’ as being pro-marriage. Watch it here: AdWeek, a widely-read secular industry journal slammed the video with an article […]

Is ‘Owning Our Faith’ Disowning Our Faith?

The poetically provocative title to this post refers to “Owning Our Faith,” a group that started earlier this year with the mission of “sharing life stories of LGBT persons in the Catholic Church,” according to its Facebook page. The group’s web site features a main video, plus accompanying in-depth videos, of the subjects of these […]

The Supreme Court and Modern Marriage

Obviously the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage provides a lot of material for discussion.  I am still digesting it (not having read the dissents yet), but one thing stands out to me from my reading of Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion.  The Court’s argument here, and some of the past precedents to which it refers, […]



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