Gay Marriage

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Cardinal Francis George at the Oct. 2012 Centennial Symposium.

Chicago bishops: 'gay marriage' will have consequences for Illinois

Jan 3, 2013

Cardinal Francis George and the six auxiliary bishops of Chicago have warned that a proposal to recognize “gay marriage” in... Read more

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Uruguayan congress passes gay 'marriage' law

Dec 13, 2012

The Uruguayan House of Representatives has voted to pass a law legalizing same-sex “marriage” in the country.  Read more

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French president to support 'gay marriage' conscience rights

Nov 21, 2012

French President Francois Hollande said that his proposal to legalize “gay marriage” in the country would include a conscience protections... Read more

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Pope urges French Catholics to make voices heard on marriage

Nov 19, 2012

As France’s Socialist government pushes to legalize “gay marriage,” Catholics must continue to strongly and consistently bear witness to the... Read more

A person casts their ballot.

After marriage setbacks, Catholic leaders disappointed but committed

Nov 8, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Despite several narrow defeats at the ballot box on Nov. 6, marriage defenders say they remain dedicated to promoting and... Read more

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Spain's high court upholds 'gay marriage' law

Nov 7, 2012

Spain's Constitutional Court upheld a “gay marriage” law which passed seven years ago under the Socialist government and was challenged... Read more

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Maine legalizes 'same-sex marriage'

Nov 6, 2012

Voters in the state of Maine approved a ballot measure Nov. 6 to redefine marriage to include homosexual couples, becoming... Read more

Rev. William Owens, Sr.

Support for preserving marriage grows in key states

Nov 3, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Recent polls show increasing support for marriage being the union of one man and one woman in states that will... Read more

Dr. Angela McCaskill.

Employee placed on leave for marriage petition says she was bullied

Oct 24, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A university employee who was placed on administration leave said that she has been humiliated and intimidated for her belief... Read more

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French cardinal says 'gay marriage' opens door to incest, polygamy

Sep 18, 2012

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon said government approval of gay “marriage” in France could pave the way for the legalization... Read more

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Democratic platform includes free abortions, official 'gay marriage' support

Sep 5, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

For the first time in American history, a major U.S. political party has incorporated support for a redefinition of marriage... Read more

Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien of St. Andrews & Edinburgh.

Scottish cardinal ends dialogue with government over 'gay marriage'

Aug 20, 2012

Cardinal Keith P. O’Brien has broken-off direct talks with the Scottish government in protest over their decision to back “same-sex... Read more

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat.

Chick-fil-A flap shows drive to suppress religion, Douthat says

Jul 31, 2012

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat said in a recent column that the reactions against the Chick-fil-A president’s stance on... Read more

Archbishop-designate Philip Tartaglia.

New Scottish bishop could see going to jail over 'gay marriage'

Jul 25, 2012

Archbishop-designate Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow could see himself being imprisoned for speaking out in support of the traditional married family.  Read more

Bishop Salvatore J. Cordileone.

Calif. bishop says 'gay marriage' unjust to children

Jul 3, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The legalization of “gay marriage” in America, even on a civil level, is unjust to children and poses a threat... Read more

Pastor Derek McCoy, executive director of the Maryland Marriage Alliance.

African American leaders blast NAACP 'gay marriage' support

May 23, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The NAACP's recent endorsement of “gay marriage” drew harsh criticism from within the African American community for misrepresenting civil rights... Read more

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Acushnet, Mass. Courtesy of St. Francis Xavier Parish.

Parish threatened, harassed over sign opposing 'gay marriage'

May 18, 2012

A Massachusetts Catholic parish has received threats of arson and other harassing messages after posting a sign with the Church's... Read more

The Colorado state capitol building.

Colo. civil unions not dead until session’s end, opponents warn

May 15, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Though a Colorado House committee voted to kill a civil unions bill Monday night, the measure’s opponents have called for... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley

Civil unions bill aims to change perception of marriage, Denver bishop says

May 12, 2012

Bishop James D. Conley of Denver says that the civil unions bill being debated in Colorado is an attempt by... Read more

The Colorado state capitol building.

Colo. Catholic Conference rallies opposition to civil unions special session

May 11, 2012

The Colorado Catholic Conference and the Catholic bishops of Colorado are urging voters to oppose Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s call... Read more