Evidence mounts on the importance of marriage and biological parents

Marriage more stable than cohabitation, children born to single mothers benefit more by having their biological father join them, single-parent families face greater risk of income inequality

Evidence keeps accumulating about the importance of marriage, and the importance of being raised by your biological parents. This should matter to us if we want to live in a society that is truly pro-child and is not in reality organised around the wishes of adults first and foremost. Three articles have just been published that further point to the importance of marriage and … [Read more...]

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China abandons one-child policy

Limit on families is raised to two children, ending a 35-year-old policy that lead to myriad social and economic ills

The following comes from an October 29 Wall Street Journal article by Laurie Burkitt: China will abandon its one-child policy, perhaps the most notorious of the Communist Party’s intrusions into Chinese lives, amid a looming demographic crunch that threatens the long-term health of the world’s second-largest economy. All Chinese couples will be allowed to have two … [Read more...]

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Forty percent of children in U.S. now raised without two parents

The following comes from a Dec. 29 posting by Msgr. Charles Pope on the website of the Washington D.C. archdiocese. It is not difficult to demonstrate that most of our modern problems center around struggles and misunderstandings regarding marriage, sexuality, and the family. Collectively as a nation and the culture, we have departed significantly from the teachings of God … [Read more...]

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