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The 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Democratic convention emphasizes economy, contraception mandate

Sep 7, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Providing economic security for the middle class and access to free contraception as a key part of women’s health care... Read more

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) speaks during the 2012 GOP Republican National Convention on Aug. 30, 2012 in Tampa, Fla.

Role of faith, family emphasized at Republican convention

Sep 1, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Prominent members of the Republican Party highlighted faith and family values as being intrinsic to America’s identity as a nation... Read more

Sociology professor Mark Regnerus of University of Texas at Austin.

University rejects misconduct charge against gay parenting researcher

Aug 31, 2012

An official inquiry at the University of Texas at Austin has rejected charges of scientific misconduct which a homosexual activist... Read more

William Owens, Jr., speaks about marriage during a press conference Aug. 29, 2012 in Tampa, Fla.

New Christian group created to celebrate, defend marriage

Aug 30, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Pastors from across the country have come together to form an organization celebrating the important role of marriage and encouraging... 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

The scene at Family Research Council after Leo Johnsons was shot in Washington, D.C.

Suspect charged in Family Research Council shooting

Aug 16, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A man suspected of shooting a security guard at the Family Research Council headquarters in Washington, D.C. is expected to... Read more

CNA

Son of 'two moms' defends Regnerus study on same-sex parenting

Aug 12, 2012

A professor raised by two women has defended sociologist Mark Regnerus, who is under investigation for academic “misconduct” following an... Read more

Chick-fil-A in Birmingham, Alabama, Aug. 1, 2012.

Chick-fil-A event draws crowds of supporters in marriage controversy

Aug 2, 2012

Supporters of traditional marriage and religious freedom turned out in droves Aug. 1 for a nationwide “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” organized... Read more

Cardinal Francis George delivers a homily at the tomb of St. Peter in February 2012.

Cardinal George says mayor overstepped with Chick-fil-A remarks

Aug 1, 2012

Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago says the city's mayor showed contempt for many residents' beliefs by stating that Chick-fil-A's... Read more

Archbishop-designate Salvatore J. Cordileone.

New San Francisco archbishop vows to support marriage, immigrants

Jul 27, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Shortly after his appointment to lead the Archdiocese of San Francisco was announced, Archbishop-designate Salvatore J. Cordileone committed to defend... Read more

One Million Moms campaign urges removal of anti-family show

Jul 26, 2012

A group of concerned mothers across the country is protesting an upcoming television show that depicts homosexuality and surrogate childbearing... 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

Cardinal Keith P. O'Brien.

Scottish cardinal calls for referendum on same-sex 'marriage'

Jul 16, 2012

Cardinal Keith P. O’Brien of St. Andrews and Edinburgh has challenged the Scottish government to hold a nationwide referendum on... Read more

Newlyweds, (L to R) Axel and Susie Dreyer from Dusseldorf, Germany and Anna and Kyle Barella from Naples, Fla.

Newlyweds flock to Rome for papal blessing

Jun 20, 2012

One of the most striking sights in Rome appears every Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter’s Square when newly married couples,... Read more

Bishop Salvatore J. Cordileone.

Calif. bishop says defense of marriage encounters challenges, hope

Jun 19, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Bishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of Oakland, Calif., emphasized that the U.S. bishops' ongoing efforts to defend marriage are critical in... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley.

Denver bishop says Catholic grants can't undermine Church teaching

Jun 14, 2012

By CNA Staff

Countering critics who include former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Bishop James D. Conley of Denver has defended the end of... Read more

Professor Mark Regnerus of the University of Texas at Austin.

Study finds children of same-sex partners face difficulties as adults

Jun 13, 2012

Children brought up by partners in same-sex relationships are encountering more difficulties in adulthood than their conventionally-raised counterparts, according to... Read more

Pastor Derek McCoy of Maryland Marriage Alliance.

Marylanders expected to vote on 'gay marriage'

Jun 5, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Marriage supporters in Maryland have announced they gathered well over 100,000 signatures in a marriage petition drive, most likely securing... Read more

CNA

Gay activist allegedly sues Colombian bishop for defending marriage

Jun 4, 2012

Bishop Juan Vicente Cordoba, secretary for the Colombian bishops' conference, has allegedly been sued by columnist and gay activist Felipe... Read more

CNA

Family groups say anti-DOMA decision threatens marriage

May 31, 2012

The legal definition of marriage nationwide is at risk because of a federal appeals court decision that declared part of... Read more