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Breaking News: Supreme Court Okays Same Sex Marriage

6-26-13 Posted by Admin in Blog, Same Sex Marriage 0 Comments

Today the Supreme Court declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional and refused to defend California’s Proposition 8, which amended the state’s constitution to prohibit same sex marriage.

This decision to redefine marriage to include same sex couples presents an unprecedented attack on religious liberty in America.

We don’t have to tell you that marriage is a sacred union between one man and one woman and the building block of human civilization. Only a man and woman together can procreate, and research proves that children excel best when raised by a married mom and dad.

The policies that were in place to recognize marriage as a union only between a man and a woman protected more than just children; they also protected thousands of religious institutions throughout America that perform marriages and facilitate adoptions.

Unfortunately, the Supreme Court has the final say on the law. So today we turn our focus to defending religious institutions and laity.

  • No priest or minister should be forced to marry two men or two women.
  • No adoption agency funded by a religious institution shall be required to place a child with a same-sex couple.

Friends, there is no room for compromise. We will not tolerate the federal government to dictate religious institutions’ policy on marriage, nor will we sit back and watch them escalate their assault of religious liberty in America.

Maryland Catholics Working Against Church

6-9-12 Posted by Admin in Blog, Same Sex Marriage 0 Comments

Every morning, we receive media alerts about Catholic Advocate. This morning a clip arrived mentioning a “Catholic advocate” who was organizing Catholics in Baltimore for Marriage. We opened the link with the hope of encouragement about Maryland Catholics working together to support the teachings of our Church that marriage is between one man and one woman. Instead we are re-directed to a Washington Blade (“America’s leading Gay news source”) article featuring Sister Jeannine Gramick and a group of entities claiming to be Catholic supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland. (more…)