Are We Ready for A New Conversation on Marriage? | Catholic Moral Theology Are We Ready for A New Conversation on Marriage? |

BY: JULIE RUBIO

The Institute for American Values recently issued A Call for a New Conversation on Marriage. The current conversation, the 74 signers say, is going nowhere and children deserve better. It is not yet clear if Catholics will contribute, but I hope so.The IAV is a right-leaning, centrist think tank, or at least it used to be. Led by David Blankenhorn, the organization brings scholars together and publishes reports on topics such as, “Why Marriage Matters,” “For a New Thrift,” and “Hardwired to Connect.” It has been in the forefront of efforts to raise concerns about children raised in broken and cohabiting families, and its leaders have sometimes spoken against same sex marriage, though this has not been IAV’s emphasis. Full disclosure: I was a part of the IAV’s recent “Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith?”…

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