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By John Stegeman  The Catholic Telegraph Here’s a take on the importance of marriage, as God designed it, that you may not have heard. “The child has the right to be conceived, carried in the womb, brought into the world and brought up within marriage: it is through the secure

By Julie Asher Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON (CNS)— Analyzing the ramifications of the June 26 same-sex marriage ruling for the Catholic Church at the national, state and local levels will take time, said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore. It has implications for “hundreds, if not thousands” of laws at all

By Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — Here is a sampling of reaction to the June 26 Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide: “Marriage as the union of one man and one woman is a truth that predates courts and constitutions. This understanding transcends cultures, religions and

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — A veteran Catholic Relief Services financial official has resigned in the wake of report that he was in a same-sex marriage. Rick Estridge, vice president for overseas finance, stepped down after 16 years with the U.S. bishops’ overseas aid and development agency, saying

By Ann Schneible Aid to the Church in Need (via Catholic News Agency) The Christian message can’t be shaken by a national vote, but Ireland’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage is forcing Catholic leaders to rethink how they have been keeping the faith alive among the nation’s young people. “This

Staff Report Archbishop of Cincinnati Dennis M. Schnurr has urged archdiocesan priests and deacons to keep their congregations informed on the case before the Supreme Court that could federalize same-sex marriage, making it a right and the law of the land. “Over the past several years,” the Archbishop writes, “we

Supporters of traditional marriage pray the rosary outside the Potter Stewart Courthouse in downtown Cincinnati on Aug. 6. The women pictured were part of a prayer gathering that took place as judges inside began a review of several marriage-related cases. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — Although the Supreme Court just a few weeks ago declined to accept any of several challenges to rulings making same-sex marriage legal in various states, a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision Nov. 6 could lead to another shot at the

A group of women pray the rosary outside of the Potter Stewart Courthouse in downtown Cincinnati on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The women pictured were part of a prayer gathering that took place as judges inside began a review of several marriage-related cases. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Dwarfed in size and volume by an opposing rally less than a block away, roughly 30 people gathered to pray for the Sixth Circuit court to uphold traditional marriage outside the Potter Stewart Courthouse Wednesday in downtown Cincinnati. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals,

Woman displays sign during March for Marriage rally in Washington
Staff Report Today, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Cincinnati, will review challenges to laws upholding traditional marriage in four states — Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. The court will review all the cases together.

Staff Report On Wednesday, August 4, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Cincinnati, will review challenges to laws upholding traditional marriage in four states — Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. The court will review all the cases together.