Tag Archives: same-sex “marriage”
Business Insider: During oral arguments today at the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia and attorney Ted Olson had a pointed exchange over whether same-sex marriage is a fundamental right guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Read more here.
Catholic Online: On February 28, 2013, the Department of Justice of the Obama Administration filed what is called a Friend of the Court or Amicus Brief in the case styled Hollingsworth v Perry.It should have come as no surprise to those who have been actually watching Barack Obama and his administration – and not simply buying into the sophistry which they offer with such regularity. … More →
CNA: From Obama’s second inaugural address: The American journey “is not complete,” Obama said on Jan. 21, until gay individuals have their unions “treated like anyone else under the law.” He argued that “gay marriage” is necessary for equality, “for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well.” More on this here.
The Telegraph: More than 1,000 priests have signed a letter voicing alarm that same-sex marriage could threaten religious freedom in a way last seen during “centuries of persecution” of Roman Catholics in England. More on this here.
Rorate Caeli: Up to this Sunday, the decades-old movement for the imposition of a legal change of the definition of marriage to include unnatural unions of two people of the same sex (not “gender”, sex) seemed so overwhelming as to appear unstoppable. The great majority of people, who are naturally inclined to see these bizarre “unions” as anything but marriages, appeared impotent before the media-driven wave to … More →
Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes Church: Welcome to Sodom. Yes, that is what Maryland has now become. Sodom with its neighbor Gomorrah was a city of antiquity whose disregard for the natural law of human love led to its destruction. That same disregard is now written into state law. The distinctive physical and life-cultivating complimentarity of woman and man has been dismissed as a basis … More →
LifeSiteNews: As French Catholics prepare to mobilize on January 13 for a national march against the creation of homosexual “marriage,” the country’s education minister is warning Catholic schools against participating, claiming that it could cause “homophobia” against homosexual students. More on this here.
Cardinal George: “Those who know that marriage is a union between a man and a woman for the sake of family will carry a social opprobrium that will make them unwelcome on most university faculties and on the editorial boards of major newspapers,” the cardinal said. “They will be excluded from the entertainment industry. Their children and grandchildren will be taught in the government schools that … More →
The Telegraph: “In the fight for the family, the very notion of being – of what being human really means – is being called into question,” the Pope said in Italian during an end-of-year speech. “The question of the family … is the question of what it means to be a man, and what it is necessary to do to be true men,” he said. … More →
LifeSite News: In a two-page letter to Prime Minister David Cameron, Joseph Devine, the Catholic bishop of Motherwell in Scotland, has compared Cameron to Nero, the Roman emperor who persecuted Christians, for his determination to bring forward “gay marriage.” More on this here.
CNA: Voters in the state of Maine approved a ballot measure Nov. 6 to redefine marriage to include homosexual couples, becoming the sixth state in the U.S. to do so, and the first to do so by a vote of the people. More here.
Catholic Culture: A priest who has served as pastor the same Baltimore parish since 1973 has preached in favor of same-sex marriage, gaining a standing ovation from his parishioners. More here.
The Deacon’s Bench: The chief diversity officer at Gallaudet University was put on administrative leave Wednesday after the school learned she had signed a petition supporting efforts to reverse Maryland’s same-sex marriage law, media reports say. More here.
The Baltimore Sun: Raven center Matt Birk is expected to film a video this week opposing Maryland’s new same-sex marriage law, making him the second player on the team to take a public stand on the referendum. Read more here.
And, get this, the grammar school teacher, who claims to be Catholic, said in a radio interview that if the Church doesn’t alter its position on this issue she will have to find another place to “worship.” Well, at least she isn’t filing a lawsuit. CNA reports: A Catholic school in Moorhead, Minn. has declined to offer a contract to a longtime teacher after learning … More →