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Marriage

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  • Around Town: Newport-based foundation celebrates 25 years

    The Newport Beach-based Orange County Community Foundation marked its 25th anniversary Nov. 12 as nearly 700 philanthropists and business and community leaders attended its annual meeting at Hotel Irvine. Since its founding in 1989, the foundation has...
  • My Answer: Be there, but give niece room in bad relationship

    Q: My niece is trapped in a really bad relationship (not married, but living together). It has no future, but she refuses to see this. We've tried to tell her to get out of the relationship, but she just gets mad. How can we help her? — K.W. A:...
  • The God Squad: Do you take this man as your minister?

    Here's a smattering of out-of-the-ordinary questions from readers: Q: What are the qualifications to marry people? I know of a guy who sells insurance, a fireman and a secretary from the town hall who can all marry people. Who gave these people the...
  • The God Squad: Is it the duty of people to have children?

    Q: What's your opinion about recent statements by Pope Francis imploring married couples to have children or they will be bitter and lonely in old age? I found his comments hurtful and offensive to the many married Catholic couples who struggle with...
  • My Answer: Fame is fine, but faith is better

    Q: Is it wrong to want to be famous? I'm 15, and I'd love to be a well-known celebrity like some of the people I see on TV. I've even dreamed about moving to Hollywood when I'm older. — R.H. * A: Fame in itself isn't necessarily wrong if a...
  • The God Squad: Ah, look at all the lonely people

    Q: I notice that organized religion is aimed at families and married couples. It seems as if children are an integral part of the church, and people with children are provided with many more opportunities to interact with each other than childless people....
  • Head to head over marriage equality

    Two legal scholars battled over marriage equality during a debate at Orange Coast College on Thursday. Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, argued as a proponent of marriage equality. His opponent, John Eastman, former Chapman...
  • Law scholarship to honor marriage-equality advocate

    Law scholarship to honor marriage-equality advocate
    A little more than a year after her death and days after the U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for same-sex marriage in California, members of the Orange County Lavender Bar Assn. will honor the memory of Chapman University law professor Mary "Katherine"...
  • Church offering free same-sex weddings

    A Costa Mesa church is offering free same-sex weddings Saturday. The Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church, 2845 Mesa Verde Drive East, will run the weddings throughout the day, one at a time, according to a flier posted on the church's website....
  • Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church holds its first same-sex wedding

     Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church holds its first same-sex wedding
    This article has been corrected. See note below. Jose Lopez-Mercedes and Steven Fenn, Jr., had this special day planned three years ago. So when the United States Supreme Court ruled late last month that backers of Proposition 8 — a ballot...
  • On Theater: Fall in love with 'I Do!'

    On Theater: Fall in love with 'I Do!'
    It's becoming a banner year for musical theater creators Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. First, their signature show "The Fantasticks" was "magically" revived at South Coast Repertory, and now the Laguna Playhouse is turning its spotlight, quite...
  • My Answer: God should be centerpiece of marriage

    Q: I went to my 20th high school class reunion the other day, and it was really depressing to discover how many of my classmates are on their second or third marriages. Why aren't marriages lasting today? My marriage is happy, but I worry about what might...