For the Love of Truth-Part III



In part II we briefly explored the life of St. Thomas More, a great lover and defender of the truth. In this final installment on the love of truth, let us explore just why the particular truth for which Sir Thomas More gave his life, the indissolubility marriage, is so crucial.

As has previously been stated, marriage is the representation of Christ’s love for His spouse, the Church. If we would only view marriage in this light and determine to follow the example of that most perfect relationship, all of our marriage problems would be solved.

Henry VIII was unfortunately one of the many throughout the centuries who refused to correctly understand the institution of marriage. He, like so many others, demanded to remake marriage into a tool for his own personal satisfaction and happiness. Henry rejected the notion that his love for Catherine of Aragon was meant to reflect…

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