Defending marriage

November 26, 2012
Opponents of same-sex marriage demonstrate in Paris Nov. 18 against the French government’s draft law to legalize marriage and adoption for same-sex couples. Catholics are called to serve the common good of society, including by protecting traditional marriage and defending human life, Pope Benedict told bishops from France.

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Defending marriage

Opponents of same-sex marriage demonstrate in Paris Nov. 18 against the French government’s draft law to legalize marriage and adoption for same-sex couples.

Catholics are called to serve the common good of society, including by protecting traditional marriage and defending human life, Pope Benedict told bishops from France.