Catholic internet dating sites
In contrast to secular sites like OKCupid.com, which offers quizzes on sexual habits and histories, Catholic sites have questionnaires on user’s beliefs about contraception, confession, the Eucharist and papal infallibility.Users are encouraged to elaborate about faith: On Catholic Match, they can list favorite saints and specify liturgical preferences.
One match involved a man stationed on a submarine and a nurse on a nearly all-female staff in a neonatal unit.
After 15 years in business, it has 3,000 marriages under its belt.
“It’s unrealistic for a single Catholic to assume they can meet their future spouse within their local faith community,” said Ave Maria founder Anthony Buono.
“Simply because a tool can be abused does not mean the tool itself actually promotes a certain kind of behavior.” Instead, the issue relates to a consumeristic culture, Barcaro said.
“We live in an environment where we are bombarded with choices,” Barcaro said.