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civil unions
November 02, 2020
The clarifications explain that the pope’s comments do not pertain to Catholic doctrine regarding the nature of marriage as a union between one man and one woman, but to provisions of civil law.
October 25, 2020
On Wednesday, news broke of comments made by Pope Francis which appeared to support the creation of “civil unions” for same-sex couples. The remarks were featured in Evgeny Afineevsky’s new documentary film, Francesco, which quoted the pope as saying: “Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God. You
October 23, 2020
Controversy over papal support for civil unions continues without Vatican clarification
October 22, 2020
While the rest of the world is parsing the Pope’s precise language, a few questions are worth considering from a broader angle.
May 19, 2016
Cardinal Bagnasco said same-sex unions had been put on a par with marriage and the difference was one of vocabulary
May 12, 2016
Archbishop Forte said the family was at risk of being taken over by a 'new vision for society'
March 07, 2014
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March 20, 2013
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