Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

Obama admin. threatens states that refuse same-sex ‘marriage’ benefits for the National Guard

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., November 27, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – During a speech in October, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel slammed the decision by some U.S. states to defy a Pentagon directive ordering states that do not recognize same-sex “marriage” to process spousal benefits for gay members…

Illinois bishop explains why he performed an exorcism to counter same-sex ‘marriage’

by Kirsten Andersen SPRINGFIELD, IL, November 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Governor Pat Quinn signed a law making Illinois the 16th state to legally redefine marriage to include same-sex couples Tuesday afternoon, the bishop of the Catholic diocese of Springfield held a rare public exorcism to pray for God to…

Archbishop Rejects Misuse of Pope’s Words to Justify Illinois’ Redefinition of Marriage

By CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY |
CHICAGO — As same-sex “marriage” becomes law in Illinois, the U.S. bishops’ head of marriage-defense issues has lamented the “disgraceful” misuse of Pope Francis’ words to justify t…

Just Do It: Nike donates $280K to redefine marriage in Oregon

by Kirsten Andersen SALEM, OR, November 21, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sports retail giant Nike has jumped into the fray over same-sex “marriage,” founding a political action committee (PAC) to fund efforts to redefine marriage in Oregon, where the company is based. Oregon voters approved an amendment to…

10,000 rally against gay ‘marriage’ before Hawaii adopts law redefining marriage

by Ben Johnson HONOLULU, November 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Although teeming crowds of thousands, perhaps the largest in the history of state politics, opposed it, the Hawaiian legislature passed a bill redefining marriage. In a signing ceremony today, Governor Neil Abercrombie said the bill furthered “fairness,…

Nov 10 - Homily: Marriage and Mary Mediatrix

Nov 10 - Homily: Marriage and Mary Mediatrix

Fr. Elias preaches on the nature of marriage, motherhood and how Our Lady is the exemplar of Christian witness. Ave Maria! Mass: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time — Sunday — Form:�OF Readings:�…

Illinois Catholic lawmakers cite Pope Francis in decision to back gay ‘marriage’

by Patrick B. Craine SPRINGFIELD, IL, November 7, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In its report Wednesday on the Illinois legislature’s passage of same-sex “marriage,” the Chicago Tribune cited two developments since May that helped the bill’s backers get the final votes they needed: the Supreme Court’s…

Illinois House sends same-sex ‘marriage’ bill to govenor’s desk: Obama praises

by John Jalsevac SPRINGFIELD, IL, November 5, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Illinois is poised to become the 15th American state to legalize same-sex “marriage” after the House of Representatives voted 61-54 this afternoon in favor of S.B. 10.  The gay “marriage” bill will now go to…

Irish Prelate: Changing Nature of Marriage Undermines Building Block of Society

Responding to the Irish Cabinet’s decision Nov. 5 to hold a referendum on the issue of same-sex “marriage”, Bishop Denis Nulty said the debate is “not about equality or about the false separation of a religious view of marriage from the civil view of marriage,” but “about the very nature of marriage itself and the …

Irish referendum on same-sex ‘marriage’ set for 2015

by Hilary White DUBLIN, November 5, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A referendum on same-sex “marriage” will be held in May 2015, the Irish Cabinet announced earlier today. The news has been expected for some time, with Labour Party coalition partners actively lobbying for a redefinition of marriage in the…

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