Our friends belong to the Roman Catholic Church, so getting divorced often draws negative attention to the couple. Although they go to church on a semi-regular basis, they by no means have the “most Catholic” faith. They disagree with many of the Church’s teachings but still feel they agree with enough to stay in the Church. I wanted badly to go talk with Cathy and see if she could shed some light on this every pressing question: What correlation between religion and marriage success rates exists? However, I knew that she had to deal with this extreme pain and sadness during this hard time in her life. I felt it would not benefit, but rather hurt her more, if I would interview her simply for my own curiosity. Therefore, I turned to my priest, Father Andrew Dickinson. I knew that he taught a pre-marriage class t...
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