DENVER (CNA)—A Colorado proposal to recognize same-sex civil unions is a “dangerous and unjust” effort to redefine marriage, warns Bishop James Conley, the apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Denver.
“We do not know the long-term consequences of creating a parallel for marriage, distinct from its ancient and natural meaning. But we do know they will be severe,” Bishop Conley said in his Jan. 11 column for the Denver Catholic Register.
He said that a renewed legislative push for civil unions in the state threatens to erode the “unique status” of marriage as between one man and one woman.
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