Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Why the Church Needs the Infertile Couple


CT MAGAZINE
Why the Church Needs the Infertile Couple
We're missing a broader scope of familial love.
MATTHEW LEE ANDERSON
It is easy to cast a pall over our society's ritual celebrations of family and fertility by offering cautions that not everyone shares in the fun the same way. Such exhortations for care and concern certainly have their place, as infertility can be a heavy, unwelcome, and suffocating burden. But such cautions must be more than trigger warnings that one person's joy might exacerbate another person's sorrow. If we offer nothing beyond these admonitions, our view of both fertility and infertility will be too impoverished, too weak. continue reading >>


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