State changing nature of marriage

The deconstruction of marriage mirrors the deconstruction of our society, writes Ray Kinsella.

13th April, 2013
The meaning of 'marriage' was, until recently, unambiguous. Photo: Thinkstock

The starting point of any serious analysis of relationships is the capacity of the human person to love and be loved - and the unique and irreplaceable value of each person. This begins with the child in his or her own family. Marriage matters, very much.

The meaning of 'marriage' in Ireland was, until relatively recently, unambiguous. It was understood as the lifelong, exclusive and unconditional love of a man and a woman. It was...

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