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Cohabitation before marriages raises a host of issues and concerns Print E-mail
Making Sense of Bioethics
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Men and women clearly need each other and naturally gravitate towards arrangements of mutual support and lives of shared intimacy.

Because women are frequently the immediate guardians of the next generation, they have a particular need to ascertain if there will be steady support from a man prior to giving themselves sexually to him. The bond of marriage is ordered towards securing this critical element of ongoing commitment and support.

Pro-lifers rally to defund Planned Parenthood Print E-mail
Guest column
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 -- 12:00 AM
Gwen Finnegan

Amidst chants of "'pro-life, it's a lie -- they don't care if women die"' from a group of counter protesters organized by the International Socialist Organization out of Madison, about 60 pro-lifers from the Diocese of Madison gathered together for a Defund Planned Parenthood Rally on Saturday, Feb. 11.

The rally held outside the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Madison was organized by Vigil for Life-Madison.

Being attentive is a small way to show our love Print E-mail
Everyday Faith
Thursday, Feb. 02, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Everyday Faith column by Julianne Nornberg

Before embarking on any trip, in my family it is a common custom for my husband or myself to ask, "Is everyone wearing shoes?" before we start the car.

This custom developed after I drove to the grocery store one day and discovered one of our children clad only in bare feet.

Recently, as my husband asked this customary question of our four children in the car, he decided to test their attentiveness as well.