Tag Archives: Same-Sex Marriage

Thoughts On The Gay Marriage Decision From My Bishop…UPDATED

And from the Supreme Court justices themselves. First up is the initial, and wise, reaction of my bishop, Richard F. Stika, “Sad moment in the history of our nation. But we move on. No same sex marriages will be celebrated … Continue reading

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Archbishop Kurtz: “Marriage is and always will be the union between one man and one woman.”

Today was the day oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges came before the Supreme Court of the United States. The opening statement by Mary Bonauto made it 39 seconds before the questioning by the justices began.

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Just Bake The Cake! Just Deliver The Beer! What’s The Crucial Difference?

You tell me, citizen. See, a friend of mine posted a story up on his Facebook wall. Something about a trucking company getting sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The firm was having trouble getting a few employees … Continue reading

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The 6th Circuit Court’s Wise Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

Just the other day I was joking on Facebook that I welcome our new judicial overlords. I said it jokingly because it seems like many courts have made decisions based on half-baked ideas lately. But today, the 6th Circuit of … Continue reading

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N.T. Wright On Reality, Gay Marriage, And Being On The Wrong Side Of History

Over at First Things, Matthew Schmitz shared a video, and transcribed a rough draft of an interview that noted theologian, and retired Anglican bishop, N.T. Wright gave with J. John , of the Philo Trust, back in February. John asks questions … Continue reading

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When You’re Doing Your Taxes, Don’t Wig Out When You’re Asked If You’re In A Same-Sex Marriage…

Because it will come up in the questionnaires, see? You can call it a sign of the times if you like. Most likely it’s because many states don’t recognize same-sex marriages, and income tax preparers are trying to help folks … Continue reading

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Suspends Same-Sex Marriages In Utah

The Associated Press shared the news a few minutes ago. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has put same-sex marriages on hold in Utah, at least while a federal appeals court more fully considers the issue.

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A Blogger Responds: We Were Not “Outmarketed” on Gay Marriage, We Were “Outevangelized”

Gerard Nadal doesn’t pull any punches with his response to an interview given by Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Fox News recently. Take a look. Fox News reports that Cardinal Dolan, in an interview with David Gregory of Meet the Press, … Continue reading

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Bishop Paprocki’s Homily for Prayers of Supplication and Exorcism in Reparation for the Sin of Same-Sex Marriage

Earlier this evening, in Springfield, Illinois, Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki followed through with his plan of prayers and the rite of exorcism in response to the Governor of Illinois signing a same-sex marriage bill into law. The Cathedral of the … Continue reading

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Joseph Bottum Writes “The Long Goodbye” UPDATES

Or is it “Farewell My Lovely?” Those are the titles that came to my mind as I read his essay today over at Commonweal. No disrespect to Raymond Chandler intended for thinking of his titles, but I will never get … Continue reading

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