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(RNS) The Roman Catholic Church has sent a letter to its parishes across Scotland protesting a political race to legalize same-sex marriages in the province. By Al Webb.


  1. Nicholas Alexander

    Perhaps the American Catholic bishops need to remind their Scottish counterparts that the freedom of religion and the freedom of conscience are among a person’s most fundamental human rights, and thus can never be infringed upon by the State. Because it seems that the Scottish Catholic bishops are attempting to move the State to infringe upon the religious expression and the personal conscience of people of other faiths — Christian, non-Christian, and simply ‘good faith’ — who believe that a more inclusive definition of marriage is, in fact, morally acceptable and the ‘right thing to do.’