ROME (RNS) Discussion of the bill has underscored the Vatican’s declining influence in Italian politics.
Articles tagged “same-sex marriage”
Federal prosecutors said probate judges should issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but at least a couple stopped issuing them altogether.
(RNS) Faith-based opponents of same-sex marriage claim the Bible as their source for the opposition. So did faith-based opponents of racial integration.
(RNS) Justice Roy Moore ruled that the state’s probate judges have a “ministerial duty” not to violate Alabama’s “Sanctity of Marriage” laws.
(RNS) The Religion Newswriters Association asked its members to rank the 10 top religion stories of 2015. Here’s the list.
(RNS) The new policies make the LDS church, with about 15 million members globally, the largest Christian denomination to enact such a formal — and some say draconian — policy. Children of same-sex couples are effectively denied baptism and other ordinances of the church.
(RNS) I suspect that the support for same-sex marriage is evidence of what millions of Americans think they are supposed to say, rather than what they really believe.
SALT LAKE CITY — The senior apostle, second in line for the LDS church’s presidency, suggested some general principles for all sides to follow along a “center path” that balances the rights and interests of church and state.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The pastors want the governor to call a special session so that lawmakers can enact accommodations for religious county clerks who refuse to provide marriage licenses for same-sex couples.