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By Rob Marco, Catholic World Report, Aug. 16, 2022  

Rob Marco is a married father of three. He holds a MA in Theology from Villanova University. 

Divorce, which has more than doubled for people over 50 since 1990, is a plague on society that must be acknowledged and addressed.

I met recently with a friend who is going through a divorce the other day for a few beers at the riverfront. He is not a Christian, nor is his wife, but he is a good friend. It’s a typical story: his wife was not “happy” and sought happiness in the arms of someone else, probably as a sabotage “out”. The divorce proceedings are typical as well: mediation, division of assets, custody arrangement, and so forth. …