Toronto, Canada, Jun 30, 2005 / 22:00 pm
The archbishop of Toronto has pledged that the archdiocese’s Catholic schools and social services “are committed to upholding Catholic teaching on marriage” after parliamentarians passed the same-sex marriage bill Tuesday.
Carinal Aloysius Ambrozic made the pledge in his June 29 to the passage of the bill.
“The Archdiocese of Toronto will continue to offer and to insist upon, the Sacraments in accord with the Catholic belief of two millennia,” he said.
His statement reiterated the message issued by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on the same day the bill was passed, June 28.