DOMA: Defense of Marriage Act (terminally ill)


DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, born on September 21, 1996, was pronounced terminally ill by The United States Supreme Court, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. The 16-year-old bill was declared unconstitutional. This means that it can no longer be defended by United States officials and that states that have enacted legislation permitting same-gender marriage […]

SAINT VALENTINE: a third century saint with a 21st century mission


The stories about the man we know as St. Valentine are sketchy.  They have been edited, re-arranged, and adopted for centuries to fit ideas and needs which emerged in the Church.   Today the Roman Catholic Church no longer officially recognizes Valentine as a legitimate Saint, but history is hard to erase.  The Anglican Communion, the […]