This year, February 14th brings double reason to celebrate, as World Marriage Day coincides with Valentine’s Day. Learn more about the Catholic Church’s teaching on marriage from the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: pac
On Tuesday, May 19, 2009, Senator John Eichelberger (R-Blair County) announced his intention to introduce a constitutional amendment defining marriage in Pennsylvania as strictly the union between one man and one woman. Sen. Eichelberger said, “As more and more states begin to
On Wednesday, May 6, 2009, Gov. John Baldacci of Maine signed a bill into law legalizing same-sex marriage in that state. It becomes the fifth state to allow gay marriage joining Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and Iowa.
Two significant actions affecting marriage took place today – the state legislature in Vermont passed legislation legalizing gay marriage in that state, overriding the governor’s veto. It becomes the first state to implement gay marriage directly through legislative action
In a unanimous decision, the Iowa Supreme Court today held that Iowa’s defense of marriage statute limiting civil marriage to a union between a man and a woman violates the Iowa Constitution. The decision effectively legalizes gay marriage in that state.
Many people are embarrassed to talk about sexuality, yet our culture surrounds us with references, jokes and outright displays of sexual behavior. The media portrays sex as recreational and impersonal, and homosexuality as “not that there’s anything wrong with it.”Se