ROME (RNS) Discussion of the bill has underscored the Vatican’s declining influence in Italian politics.
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ROME (RNS) Gay rights activists demonstrated for civil marriage across 100 city squares, ahead of Thursday’s (Jan. 28) parliamentary vote, which would grant same-sex couples legal rights.
(RNS) Pope Francis’ emphasis on traditional marriage during his Wednesday (April 2) audience comes after his much-discussed comments on gays soon after his election a year ago.
NEW YORK (RNS) When asked if accepting civil unions would make him “uncomfortable,” New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said it would because it could “water down” the traditional religious view of marriage.
(RNS) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said he does not believe being gay is a choice, nor is it a sin. But as he ponders a presidential run, he has to please Republicans.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A high-ranking Vatican official on Monday (Feb. 4) voiced support for giving unmarried couples some kind of unspecified legal protection even as he reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s opposition to same-sex marriage.