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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


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


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

Vatican conference to examine 'language of the body' in marriage

May 27, 2012

This coming September an international colloquium in Vatican City will consider how men and women become "one flesh" in marriage,... Read more

Mitt Romney delivers the commencement address at Liberty University.

Romney says culture's values will determine success of America's future

May 15, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that the morals and values held by a culture are important because of... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Raleigh.

Raleigh bishop grateful N. Carolina marriage amendment passed

May 10, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh thanked North Carolina voters for passing a marriage amendment that gives constitutional protections to... Read more