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  • Pope Francis: Church could support civil unions

    03/05/2014 2:19:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 104 replies
    CNN ^ | 03/05/2014 | By Daniel Burke
    Pope Francis reaffirmed the Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage on Wednesday, but suggested in a newspaper interview that it could support some types of civil unions. The Pope reiterated the church's longstanding teaching that "marriage is between a man and a woman." However, he said, "We have to look at different cases and evaluate them in their variety." States, for instance, justify civil unions as a way to provide economic security to cohabitating couples, the Pope said in a wide-ranging interview published Wednesday in Corriere della Sera, an Italian daily. State-sanctioned unions are thus driven by the need to...
  • Catholic Bishops finally step up against abortion Democrats

    11/20/2008 5:21:26 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 51 replies · 1,218+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | November 20, 2008 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    America’s Catholic Bishops are making their voices heard on abortion. Seeing 52% of Catholics vote for Barack Obama, has shocked them into action. They are taking their fight directly to Catholic politicians who support and promote the destruction of innocent babies. The Bishops are starting at the top and sparing no one. They have publicly vowed to confront President elect Obama and his putatively Roman Catholic Vice President elect Joseph Biden on the issue of abortion. They are also warning all Catholics that supporting abortion is a sin. This is a new and encouraging development. In the past, the bishops...