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Gay Marriage Legalization May Lead to More Breakups

Gay marriage may lead to increasing breakups by homosexual couples, and the more states that adopt such statutes, the more breakups there are likely to be. That’s the finding of a study by University of Arkansas researchers. The researchers started … Continue reading

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My Gay Friend is Getting Married! What Do I Do?

This is exactly what we think Pope Francis was talking about when he said, in an off-the-cuff interview, that we all should lighten up a bit. The question came up during an RCIA class.  The short answer is to respond … Continue reading

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Time to Get Serious About Marriage

How perfect, I thought, was the Divine Office yesterday.  The Midday hour had this Psalm: O Lord, Avenging God, avenging God appear! Judge of the earth arise, give the pround what they deserve! How long, O Lord, shall the wicked, how … Continue reading

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Supreme Court: Challenge to Calif. Gay Marriage Law Can’t Be Heard

The U.S. Supreme Court said it wouldn’t decide the constitutionality of the California gay marriage law, which voters sought to overturn through a referendum, because the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Committee of the House of Representatives (BLAG) lacked standing to  challenge … Continue reading

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High Court Doesn’t Decide Traditional Marriage Question

It’s important to note in this morning’s Defense of Marriage Act decision the Supreme Court has not ruled on whether gay marriage is required in all states.  It has simply said that where a state has adopted legislation recognizing gay … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act

The U.S. Supreme Court has just overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, which denies federal benefits to persons with same-sex attraction who have been married under a state statute. The holding was 5-4, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy.  It’s based … Continue reading

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There Are Catholics, and Then There Are Catholics

Listening to mass media, you’d think that all of us Catholics are clammoring for married priests, women priests, accepting of homosexuality, gay marriage and support of contraception. Don’t believe it.  The latest poll by the Pew Center for the People … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage: It’s About More Than Just Marriage

Let’s begin by making one thing perfectly clear:  We are 100% behind the Church’s opposition to “gay marriage” because we believe that marriage is a sacrament and that God wills it to be only between a man and a woman. … Continue reading

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Pray for Boldness

Whether it’s at the fall meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops or on Catholic radio or in the parking lot after daily Mass, faithful Catholics are still stunned at last Tuesday’s election results:  Not only was the most … Continue reading

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Vox Populi, Vox Dei

That Latin phrase in our headline — The Voice of the People is the Voice of God — is very useful for all politicians to remember, especially those who lose elections. It’s also a phrase which serious Catholics might want … Continue reading

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