Same-sex marriage “jeopardizes freedom rather than expands it,” and “endangers our religious liberty and the right of conscience,” according to Bishop Joseph Tyson, the Catholic bishop of Yakima, Wash.
Minnesota’s 400,000 Roman Catholic households are scheduled to receive a letter this week from all of the state’s bishops, urging them to donate money for television ads asking voters to say yes to a constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage.
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland and the most senior Catholic in the United Kingdom declares “war on gay marriage,” pledging to spend another £100,000 in its campaign against equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in Scotland.
The Roman Catholic Church has been in the news a lot lately, bashing the LGBT community. GLAAD keeps count of the barrage of stories that show how the church's hierarchy continues to alienate and demonize both LGBT people and fair-minded Catholics.