|Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz|
A very precious and significant reality is under siege. A truly delicate and relevant institution is being subjected not only to question but also to contradiction. The law of nature itself is undergoing change — if not downright ridicule — through but the preference of law of man. The truth nevertheless remains that in all these “modern” desires and designs, the ultimate losers are always men, women and children especially.
Meantime, the reality remains as such, the institution stays the same, and futile remain any and all attempts for man to change the postulates of nature that were already there long before he appeared, and that will remain as such long after he is long gone.
As of now, both in the first world country and in this Third World Nation, there are individuals and groups thereof who want marriage to suit their personal preference and consequent option. How? By ardently inventing such curiosities as the following — all not only undermining but in effect making a mockery of marriage: Same Sex “Marriage.” Group “Marriage.” Renewable “Marriage.” Such novelties are both interesting and entertaining — not to mention their respective futility in attempting to change or deny reality as defined by natural law..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune