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March for Marriage participants outside the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. on March 26, 2013.

Thousands flood DC to stand up for marriage

Mar 27, 2013

Citing concerns for the well-being of children and respect for the democratic process, participants in the national March for Marriage... Read more

US Supreme Court

Chief Justice refutes claim that gay lobby is politically powerless

Mar 27, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts suggested that the gay community is so politically powerful that it does not need... Read more

New York State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. speaks at the March for Marriage in Washington D.C. on March 26, 2013.

Speakers at marriage rally highlight needs of children, families

Mar 27, 2013

Speakers at the national March for Marriage told the crowds gathered in Washington, D.C., that marriage is fundamentally about preserving... Read more

Pediatricians group accused of ignoring data in endorsing 'gay marriage'

Mar 23, 2013

The American Academy of Pediatrics’ recent support of “gay marriage” is drawing criticism from those who argue that it disregards... Read more

CNA

Claims that Pope supported gay civil unions disputed

Mar 22, 2013

The director of the Catholic News Agency of Argentina (AICA) has told CNA that claims of Pope Francis supporting gay civil... Read more

Opening of 57th Session of Commission on Status of Women on March 4, 2013 at UN Headquarters in New York.

Catholic students lobby at UN commission on women

Mar 20, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Students at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio worked to educate delegates at a recent United Nations commission about the... Read more

Marriage, Rings.

Poll shows regular Mass attendees oppose 'gay marriage'

Mar 9, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

A majority of Catholics who attend services weekly oppose same-sex “marriage,” according to a poll by Quinnipiac University, even though... Read more

Obama officials, Republican group advocate 'gay marriage'

Feb 28, 2013

Both President Barack Obama’s administration and a group of Republican officials have filed briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court calling... Read more

Hands Together by Vera Kratochvil

Harvard debate stresses meaning, purpose of marriage

Feb 27, 2013

At the heart of the national debate on same-sex unions is a fundamental disagreement on the nature of marriage, said... Read more

CNA

Over 100,000 march to defend marriage in Puerto Rico

Feb 21, 2013

More than 100,000 people gathered outside the Puerto Rican capitol in San Juan on Feb. 18 to support the defense... Read more

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio and Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone.

Archbishops decry military gay benefits plan

Feb 15, 2013

Two U.S. archbishops involved in defense of marriage efforts and the military spoke out against a new Pentagon policy giving... Read more

Leon Panetta, US Secretary of Defense.

Pentagon criticized for offering spousal benefits to gay couples

Feb 13, 2013

The Department of Defense has drawn criticism over new policies providing same-sex partners some of the benefits normally reserved to... Read more

Momentum builds around national March for Marriage

Feb 10, 2013

Plans for a national March for Marriage in downtown Washington, D.C., are generating excitement and enthusiastic support, according to organizers... Read more

Local and federal investigators work to gather evidence after a security guard was shot in the arm at the Family Research Council offices Aug. 15, 2012 in Washington, DC.

FRC shooter's plea renews criticism of 'hate group' label

Feb 7, 2013

Following the guilty plea of the man who shot a security guard at the Family Research Council last summer, pro-family... Read more

CNA

Vatican official rejects claims that he endorsed same-sex unions

Feb 7, 2013

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, denounced media assertions that his recent comments show Vatican... Read more

House of Commons Chamber.

UK bishops decry advancement of 'gay marriage' bill

Feb 6, 2013

After a bill allowing same-sex “marriage” passed in the U.K.'s House of Commons, local Catholic bishops have warned that the... Read more

United States Supreme Court

Redefining marriage creates conflict, bishops warn Supreme Court

Jan 30, 2013

In recent legal briefs filed with the Supreme Court, the U.S. bishops warned that a redefinition of marriage would create... Read more

Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to President Obama during the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room Jan. 20, 2013. Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson.

Obama says 'gay marriage' necessary for national progress

Jan 21, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

As he entered his second term as U.S. President, Barack Obama stressed the need to modernize American values through changes... Read more

Robert George speaking at the Catholic Information Center.

Sexual difference critical to understanding marriage, authors say

Jan 10, 2013

Defending the sexual complementarity between men and women in marriage is an essential first step in building up a healthy... Read more

Dr. Angela McCaskill.

University employee allowed back after marriage controversy

Jan 10, 2013

A Maryland university employee has been reinstated after spending three months on administrative leave for signing a petition to allow... Read more