Marriana Leach: Authentic vs. Counterfeit Love in Dating Relationships: How Far is Too Far

How do I know I’m ready to date? What do I do when I have a crush on someone? How do I get the love I am looking for?

Marriana Leach, writer and speaker for The Culture Project, offers practical thoughts on the reality of the beauty of the human person, virtue, and communication her talk entitled “Authentic vs. Counterfeit Love in Dating Relationships: How Far is Too Far”. Ms. Leach’s talk was part of the Gift of Human Sexuality Symposium at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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The Ukrainian Struggle: Freedom with Dignity Over Corruption and Power

By Dr. Alexander R. Sich

In 1998 my family returned to the U.S. from our first home leave overseas, for what eventually ended up being twelve years living and working in Ukraine—including experiencing first-hand Ukraine’s Orange Revolution. News reports in recent days have rekindled memories of our Ukrainian experiences. My own personal recollections lead me to believe that what Ukraine is experiencing now is not, as some outsiders might think, merely a new chapter in an old Cold War struggle between East and West. The protestors are fighting for more than freedom for freedom’s sake, but a freedom with dignity that has been out of reach for far too long.

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