Fewer marriages, fewer fathers

Blaise Joseph | 15 June 2013
Fathers matter, and marriage is the one institution that binds men to their children.

Australian study on same-sex parenting questioned

Blaise Joseph | 07 June 2013
A recent study in Australia has found that children thrive with same-sex parents. But how reliable is this research?

The top marriage myths debunked

Blaise Joseph | 04 June 2013
An American marriage and family academic is making the case that marriage is still a social good.

Defending traditional marriage

Blaise Joseph | 19 May 2013
A forum on marriage at the World Congress of Families provided a strong defence of marriage.

Mother’s Day and same-sex parenting

Blaise Joseph | 13 May 2013
Can we celebrate motherhood and still support denying children the right to a mother?

A battle for Irish minds and hearts

Michael Kirke | 14 July 2012
As the Irish media attempt to pressure the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) there into declaring his hand personally on the question of gay “marriage” the battle for the minds and hearts of the Irish people on this issue is becoming more intense.

Closer and closer to chaos

Michael Kirke | 08 March 2012
What those who value the traditional married state perhaps fear most is that in the unravelling of traditional units, in the blending of disparate families, in the separation of procreation from the linear narratives captured in multi-generational family trees, we grow closer to a chaotic state where our connections weaken and where the common good is not ultimately served.

Conjugality deals with the true nature of marriage and the challenges it faces today. Our current focus is on the campaign to legalise same-sex marriage. We'd love to get your comments and suggestions. Send an email to

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