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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

Archbishop Thomas Wenski at the Pontifical North American College, May 10, 2012.

MLK should inspire response to 'gay marriage,' Miami archbishop says

May 10, 2012

The legacy of Martin Luther King and the American civil rights movement of the 1960s should inspire Catholics in their... Read more

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan

Cardinal Dolan: Obama's 'gay marriage' support undermines society

May 10, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan is charging President Barack Obama with undermining the “very cornerstone of society” by supporting “gay marriage.”  Read more

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaking at a press conference in Denver, Colorado on May 2, 2012.

Colo. civil unions bill could revive in special session

May 10, 2012

A proposal to create civil unions died in the Colorado House on May 8 in the contentious final days of... Read more


Iowa diocese in talks with school over gay scholarship award

May 8, 2012

An Iowa Catholic school is being called to account for its role in a controversy involving a gay advocacy group's... Read more

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster and Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark at a press conference November 19, 2010.

UK archbishops explain their stand for authentic marriage

Mar 13, 2012

As the British government considers a proposal to institute same-sex “marriage,” the leaders of the Catholic Church in England and... Read more

Bishop Richard J. Malone of Portland, Maine.

Maine diocese will oppose 'gay marriage' ballot question

Mar 9, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

While some media outlets have presented Bishop Richard Malone of Portland’s new pastoral letter on marriage as a sign the... Read more

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie

Hawaii lawsuit shows civil unions help redefine marriage

Mar 7, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

A Hawaiian lawsuit asking a federal court to instate “gay marriage” shows that the recognition of same-sex domestic partnerships and... Read more