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Why are our young people delaying marriage?

The Traditional Catholic Family, broadcast on Radio Maria Ireland on Friday 5th August is now available to listen to online.

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You can listen to the show HERE

You can read a transcript HERE

This show continues to examine why it is that in Ireland our young people are no longer getting married. According to the latest statistics from 2014, the average age for women getting married in Ireland is 33 and for men it is 35.  The primary end of marriage is children and yet at 33, these women have passed their fertile peak.

The show also touches on the problem whereby adult Catholics in Ireland are contradicting the teachings of the Catholic Church in front of young people. In other cases a silence is maintained on Church teachings which might be considered awkward, such as the fact that the Church teaches that homosexual relations are disordered.

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