Anniversary of Moynihan Report Sparks Debate about Marriage in America

Metro Detroit marriage activists weigh In Dr. Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s landmark 1965 report linking unwed births with serious urban pathologies unleashed a stormy debate about marriage, and 50 years later the controversy continues. The Family Research Council (FRC) in Washington recalled Moynihan’s keen foresight with a press forum Feb. 12th. Minister and attorney Garland Hunt …

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Declaration

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we stand up to defend these truths and their intimate relationship to the natural and civil rights of minor children: Marriage is the only institution that unites children with their mothers and fathers. It is the only institution that unites a man and a woman with each other and any children …

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Cardinal Kasper’s Challenge Distracts from the Real Problem

STEPHEN BASKERVILLE As the Synod of Bishops on the Family convenes this week, the Catholic Church has a heaven-sent opportunity to atone for one of the biggest failures in modern ecclesiastical history and in so doing to take a major step in resuscitating the Christian faith in the daily lives of millions of people. The provocative challenge …

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Hundreds attend prayer ceremony for life at State Capitol

Posted on September 9, 2014 by Katie This past Saturday, I was honored to speak at a prayer assembly before hundreds of people on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol.  The purpose was to pray for the three spiritual battles in our country: religious liberty, the right to life, and traditional marriage. From right to left: Me with my …

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Restoring Marriage & Family in 2014:
Hope for Highland Park & America

Dear Friend, Marriage, God’s first institution, offers firm foundation for healthy, fruitful lives. Children raised by Mom & Dad’s committed love in two-parent households enjoy safer, healthier childhoods. They do better in school. Married couples live longer. They support and enjoy each other more. Well-being and peace supplant addiction and despair. We see the results …

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Capitol Steps Solemn Prayer Assembly

September 6, 2014 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. [Show slideshow]   This Solemn Prayer Assembly summons God’s people to Michigan’s Capitol Steps in Lansing on Sat. Sept. 6 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. to pray for grace & guidance: To Heal our land To Uphold the sanctity of human life and vanquish the culture of death …

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Is It All Over In America For Childhood With A Married Mom & Dad?

By Michael T. Ross, M.D   Marriage is the civil rights issue of our day.  Suddenly, in little over a decade, America’s powers and principalities, guardians of law, the legal profession, and our judicial branch, have advanced an inscrutably dark agenda for marriage and family life.  Throughout our nation, this agenda has lead to an …

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Working-class marriage rate hurt by weak church efforts

WASHINGTON D.C., July 30 (CNA/EWTN News).   A “national retreat” from marriage could worsen social divides between the married and unmarried and plummeting rates are partly due to religious groups failing to reach the working class, says one scholar. “We have seen that Catholic and mainline Protestant churches have not been successful in reaching poor …

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Protect traditional marriage, say religious leaders at Dearborn Heights conference

By Niraj Warikoo Detroit Free Press Staff Writer 12:06 AM, April 8, 2014 A group of religious leaders gathered in a Dearborn Heights mosque today to promote traditional marriage, saying that the growing number of out-of-wedlock births and increasing divorce rate are weakening society. The clergy members, which included Christians, Muslims and at least one Jewish …

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Metro Detroit Interfaith Conference for Clergy & Community Leaders Hosted at Islamic House of Wisdom

By Vic Faust Apr 8, 2014 SOUTHFIELD (wxyz) – The 2014 Restoring Marriage & Family Life Conference was hosted at the Islamic House of Wisdom in Dearborn Heights.  Action News Anchor Vic Faust was the emcee for this event.  Religious leaders from all over the area, specifically Detroit, came together to put a five-year plan in …

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