Article 6 – Marriage and St Peter

Marriage a gift from God – The Church’s Understanding through Scripture

This article was first published in The Catholic Voice in March 2014

St Peter on Marriage

We have seen that Dei Verbum says “the interpreter of Sacred Scripture, in order to see clearly what God wanted to communicate to us, should carefully investigate what meaning the sacred writers really intended, and what God wanted to manifest by means of their words.”. With this in mind let us have a look at St Peter’s thoughts on how Catholic husbands and wives should behave. It is interesting to remember that St Peter himself was married so he speaks from experience.Read the rest