Gay Marriage

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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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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