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Divorce and Remarriage in American Methodism: The evolution of church positions from 1884 to 2012

By Dr. Rex D. Matthews I am currently engaged in research project that intends to trace the broad contours of the evolutionary change of American Methodist positions concerning divorce and remarriage and to set the story of that change in the larger context of changing attitudes toward divorce and remarriage in American culture and society. […]

Top Catholics and evangelicals: Gay marriage worse than divorce or cohabitation

“If the truth about marriage can be displaced by social and political pressure operating through the law, other truths can be set aside as well,” say the nearly 50 signers of the statement

US Cardinal Raymond Burke mounts defense on Catholic teaching on divorce

Public disagreements over whether the Roman Catholic Church can change its teachings on Communion for remarried Catholics are growing sharper on the eve of a major Vatican summit, with conservatives led by U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke making another push against loosening the rules.

Will the Catholic Church change its stand on marriage and divorce?

Pope Francis made headlines this week when he officiated at the weddings of 20 couples, including some who had been living together and a woman who has a daughter from a previous relationship.