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Do we need to set aside the Word "Marriage" and use "Holy Matrimony" exclusively?

June 27, 2013 198 Comments
Do we need to set aside the Word "Marriage" and use "Holy Matrimony" exclusively?

In the wake of the supreme court decisions of this week, I would like to return to a question I have Asked before: Are we coming to a point where we should consider dropping our use of the word “marriage?” It is a simple fact that word “marriage” as we have traditionally known it is […]

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Supreme Mistake – A Response to the Supreme Court Decisions on Same-Sex Unions

June 26, 2013 78 Comments
Supreme Mistake – A Response to the Supreme Court Decisions on Same-Sex Unions

The decisions of the Supreme Court regarding marriage today were disappointing but not surprising. Especially disappointing was the decision turning away “Proposition 8” where California voters rejected the status of  legal marriage for same-sex attracted couples. The court seemed to set aside that proposition for technical reasons. This is not a legal blog, and hence […]

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Who Gets to Decide?

September 1, 2009 0 Comments

I was at a rally today sponsored by the Stand4 MarriageDC.com Coalition. I also witnessed the leaders of this coaltion file at the DC Board of Elections a ballot initative  on the issue of same sex “marriage.”  The Initiative,  if approved would place on the ballot for a vote by all the citizens of the District of Columbia […]

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Archdiocese of Washington Issues Statement on City Council Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

May 5, 2009 1 Comment

Archdiocese of Washington on D.C. City Council Vote to Recognize Same-Sex Relationships from Other States: The Archdiocese of Washington is gravely concerned that the District of Columbia City Council has voted to recognize same-sex “marriages” from other states. This vote shows a lack of understanding of the true meaning of marriage.    Furthermore, considering the importance […]

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