Articles Tagged ‘Family’

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Irish lesbians’ Canadian ‘marriage’ not recognized by Dublin court

On Dec. 14, the Ireland High Court rejected a lesbian couple’s demand to have their Canadian “marriage” recognized in Ireland, in a landmark ruling closely watched by both sides of the international marriage debate. Justice Elizabeth Dunne decided against the claim of Dr. Katherine Zappone and Dr. Anne Louise Gilligan, who had argued that the state and Revenue Commissioners had violated their constitutional rights by refusing ... (Continue reading)

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The same-sex ‘marriage’ vote:

Did Harper really want to win it or was he playing politics? On Dec. 7, the Conservative government’s motion to re-open the debate on same-sex “marriage” was defeated in the House of Commons by a vote of 175-123. If you believe the pundits and the politicians, on Dec. 7, Canadians debated the issue of same-sex “marriage” for the last ... (Continue reading)

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Marriage fight far from over

Notwithstanding the decision by most members of Parliament on Dec. 7 to refuse even to reconsider the abolition of the traditional definition of marriage in Canadian law, this issue is not closed. And it never will be closed, until the great majority of our MPs and judges recognize that they have no more power to change the fundamental nature of ... (Continue reading)

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“Every day is Father’s Day”

What prompted me to write this column on fathers was a very insightful pamphlet called “10 Ways to Be a Better Father”  by Crawford W. Loritts. The first point Loritts makes is the importance of how the husband treats his wife.  The most important area of life for which you prepare your children is marriage and family living and their best preparation is to live wit a dad who loves and respects their mum. The next point is the importance of being ... (Continue reading)

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A witness for all women

It has often been observed that television forced the withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam.  People who saw the appalling scenes in their living rooms night after night finally said “Enough,” and forced the politicians into action.  I seldom see the evening news, so I have no idea what the film from the war in Eastern Europe has shown. Even though I read the newspapers, shuddered at the reports of the thousands of women and children raped and tortured, and felt ... (Continue reading)

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