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The third annual March for Marriage will be held Saturday in Washington, D.C., just three days before the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on same-sex "marriage." Papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, will be among the speakers. The US bishops have promoted the march and th...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
Here are the speaking notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin on the Church's teaching on marriage today, a lecture given last week to the Iona Institute. * * * “I am grateful to the …read more
By its recent approval of the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act (RHNDA) and the Human Rights Amendment Act (HRAA), the Council of the District of Columbia ran afoul of …read more
Pope Francis today made a clear denunciation of the death penalty and even of sentences to life imprisonment, saying that "today the death penalty is inadmissible, no matter how serious the …read more
A Filipino Bishop criticized President Benigno S. Aquino III, saying that the head of state is acting less and less like the nation's chief executive. Auxiliary Bishop Broderick S. Pabillo of …read more
As legislation to repeal the death penalty is being debated in Nebraska, the state's bishops today released a statement in support of the bill. With an 8-0 vote last week, the state's …read more