Catholicism and dating

asks members whether they consider themselves conservative, moderate, or progressive.

It also asks how often they attend church, how often they pray, and whether they are free to marry in the Catholic Church.

It’s a practical—and preferable—alternative to the bar scene and workplace for busy, mobile professionals, many say.“You’ve got record numbers of unmarried adults, most of whom are busy and wouldn’t know where to start looking for a spouse.And you’ve got this new technology that allows people from all over the world to communicate.” The quaint dating techniques that sufficed for their grandparents and parents aren’t working as well for today’s singles, Bonacci adds.“You would think all the success would erase the stigma of online dating,” he says.“I would attach a greater stigma to meeting at a bar.” Some Catholics refuse to date online.

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