Civil Unions

March 20, 2013

Pope Francis on Homosexual Unions

March 1, 2012

Archbishop Nienstedt Fights the Attempt to Redefine Marriage in Minnesota

The archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis discusses the true importance of God’s plan as a vote on the nature of marriage comes to a vote in November.

January 24, 2012

New Jersey Bishops Release New Statement on Marriage

Same-sex 'marriage' 'is not marriage and should not be treated as marriage,' they say.

January 11, 2012

Bishop Conley Urges Colorado to 'Respect the Plan for Marriage God Has Given Us'

Denver apostolic administrator speaks out against legislative push for same-sex civil unions.

November 16, 2011

New Law Leads to Catholic Charities Casualty in Illinois

One agency breaks from diocese in order to continue adoptions and foster-care placement under civil union law, which prohibits discrimination against same-sex couples.

November 15, 2011

Marriage on the Rocks?

Rhode Island could mark end of civil unions.

June 7, 2011

More Illinois Catholic Charities Stop Adoptions in Wake of New Law

Dioceses of Joliet and Peoria have stopped processing applications for new foster or adoptive parents.

April 12, 2011

What Does America Really Think About Homosexuality?

So far, same-sex ‘marriage’ has failed at the voting booth. But a Catholic sociologist predicts that referenda will catch up with increasing support in surveys, even among Catholics.

April 11, 2011

One Vote Stops Civil Unions Bill

Archbishop Chaput urges Catholics in Colorado to thank legislators for standing up for marriage. He called on Catholics to thank legislators for rejecting a civil unions bill, saying, “It took courage, especially in an environment of bitter criticism.”

July 8, 2010

Cardinal Bergoglio Hits Out at Same-Sex Marriage