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Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chair of the USCCB religious liberty committee

U.S. bishops say religious freedom protections in same-sex marriage bill are ‘insufficient’

Nov 17, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The nation’s Catholic bishops reaffirmed the Church’s teaching on marriage after a majority of U.S. Senators voted for a bill... Read more


Vote to enshrine same-sex marriage delayed until after midterms

Sep 15, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The bill, titled the Respect for Marriage Act, follows the House version that was passed earlier in July.  Read more

Parliament of Romania.

Romania takes step toward marriage defense amendment

May 25, 2017

Romania’s lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union between one... Read more

Venezuela's bishops caution against the adoption of no-fault divorce

Jul 16, 2015

The Venezuelan bishops last week warned that marriage and families in their nation will be weakened as a result of... Read more

Hands Together by Vera Kratochvil.

Seismic court ruling affirms link between marriage, kids

Nov 7, 2014

By Matt Hadro

Defense of marriage advocates lauded a major 2-1 decision by a federal appeals court that noted the importance of children... Read more