This article was first published in January 2014 and continues to look at the Catholic understanding of Marriage through Sacred Scripture.
This article can be downloaded from the Marriage Articles Section
Marriage a gift from God – The Church’s Understanding through Scripture
We have seen how Christ dispensed with the concession permitting divorce which was given by Moses. We also know that Moses gave this concession on account of the hardness of men’s hearts. Does this mean that with the arrival of Christ men became softer of heart? The crucifixion clearly shows that men were still very much hard of heart but interestingly, the reaction of the disciples to Christ’s re-establishment of the indissoluble bond of marriage is recorded in Matthew’s Gospel.… Read the rest