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Revisiting A Mother's Day Story Of Separation

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Harrelle Felipa with five of his children and a granddaughter. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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From Deadbeat To Dead Broke: The 'Why' Behind Unpaid Child Support

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Betty and Jeff Waite enjoy family brunch with their sons. The Waites say they were happily married for 17 years before Jeff told Betty he was questioning his sexuality. The news came as a shock to her, as it does to many men and women who learn their spouse is gay. Cheri Lawson/WNKU hide caption

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A Place For Straight Spouses After Their Mate Comes Out Of The Closet

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Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio (left), president of the Vatican Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, arrives to read Pope Francis' statement on marriage annulment reforms at the Vatican on Tuesday. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis Smooths Process To Annul Marriages

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Nuns greet Pope Francis as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican on Thursday. The pope, speaking at his weekly general audience, said sometimes separation is "morally necessary." Tony Gentile/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As Gay Marriages Rise, Now Comes The Case For Same-Sex Divorce

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Sara Pisano (left) and Danilo Spagnoli, just married by Pope Francis, smile during the wedding ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sept. 14. Pope Francis married 20 couples on Sunday, including some who already live together or and who already have children, both technically sins in the eyes of the church. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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In 'Season Of Mercy,' Will Vatican Rethink Communion For Divorcees?

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