Dating culture crisis fuels Catholic marriage vocation collapse

(OSV News) — Among Catholics, the sacrament of matrimony is in freefall. Over 50 years between 1969 and 2019, Catholic marriages declined 69% even as the Catholic population increased by nearly 20 million, according to Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in

Honoring the legacy of a (priestly) father and friend

In his latest column, Scott Warden writes about his family’s favorite priest, Father Bill Sullivan of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. He had been their pastor for many years but retired last summer. Recently, Father Bill celebrated 50 years of priesthood,

Celebrating a vocation

In late May, Msgr. Owen Campion, OSV’s chaplain, celebrated the 55th anniversary of his ordination. In a new column, he looks back on the joys and tragedies that he’s witnessed throughout his priesthood. He writes: “Fifty-five years as a priest have shown

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