As the Supreme Court wrestles with the legalization of gay marriage, the Massachusetts couples who successfully challenged their state’s ban on gay marriage in 2003 are juggling work and retirement, raising kids who turn down Ivy League colleges and holding joyful family reunions.
(Reuters) Republican Jeb Bush said that he does not believe the U.S. Constitution grants a right to gay marriage as the Supreme Court ponders that very question ahead of a landmark ruling expected next month.
DUBLIN (Reuters) Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said that Ireland must seize its opportunity to become the first country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote on Friday.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The ceremony highlighted Pope Francis’ drive to help embattled Christian communities in the Middle East.
From the trial’s courtroom start on March 4, the defense team acknowledged his involvement in the bombings. The big question from day one was which sentence the jury would choose.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam says churches are “entirely focused” on abortion and same-sex marriage. The numbers tell a different story.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israel’s Foreign Ministry representative said the government was “disappointed by the decision.”
The treaty, not yet signed, makes clear the Holy See has switched its diplomatic relations from the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In a rare appearance in a panel discussion, the president talked public policy with progressive and conservative voices before an audience of Catholic and evangelical leaders.