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Cardinal George explains how gay marriage is like Sharia Law

A 2014 column by Cardinal George has resurfaced, referring to gay marriage as a form of “Sharia Law.” Cardinal George in 2014 explained that the gay marriage movement was similar to Sharia Law in some respects. The comparison is raised by the fact that gay marriage has been pushed by secular institutions. That pushing is

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Gay Marriage

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PART I: INTRODUCTION   Do Catholics oppose same-sex marriage because they think sex is dirty? Do they not want others to have fun? The Catholic Church takes a very high view of marriage and human sexuality. As the account of Genesis shows, marriage and sexuality were created by God and given to mankind as gifts

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A primer on where pope stands on gays, divorce, abortion

Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. Francis has launched an agenda of reform in the Vatican and in the global Church, prioritizing different issues, and counseling a more merciful message. Here’s a primer on where the pope

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Australian bishops: ‘Don’t mess with marriage’

The bishops of Australia have released “Don’t Mess with Marriage,” a pastoral letter on the same-sex marriage debate. “It is unjust, gravely unjust, to legitimize the false assertion that there is nothing distinctive about a man and a woman, a father or a mother; to ignore the particular values that real marriage serves; to ignore

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‘Decisive’ role of marriage in focus as Court declines cases

Washington D.C., Oct 6, 2014 / 03:39 pm .- The Supreme Court’s decision not to review defense of marriage appeals by five states has been met with disappointment, along with a renewed emphasis on highlighting the meaning and purpose of marriage. Two leading U.S. bishops on marriage issues referred to the decision as “extremely disappointing

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Homosexuality: Is the Church Unfair?

The world tells people who have same-sex attractions that they have two options: They can hide in the closet out of fear, or come out, embrace their sexual identity, and do whatever they wish. One man who had lived a gay lifestyle later remarked, “In retrospect I would have appreciated a cultural alternative to the

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