Thursday, May 15, 2014

Catholic Colleges Need to Teach Chastity, Says Research Expert

“Catholic colleges really have to educate young adults in the nature of the sexual,” says the director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) in the light of its study showing a correlation between worship habits, marital status and chastity.

The Cardinal Newman Society spoke to Dr. Patrick Fagan, senior director and fellow of MARRI at the Family Research Council, about the importance of cultivating the virtue of chastity on college campuses.

The study, “Mapping America 131: ‘Current Sexual Partner Has Other Sexual Partners’ by Current Religious Attendance and Marital Status,’” was conducted by Fagan along with Althea Nagai, a visiting fellow at the Family Research Council.  (more...)

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