The head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales has told Sky News that Prime Minister David Cameron’s plans to legalise gay marriage are unnecessary. The Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, said he does not see the need to change the definition of marriage.
“He (David Cameron) seems rather intent in taking a step the reason for which quite frankly a lot of people don’t understand,” he told Sky News presenter Colin Brazier.
“We have legal protection for the shape of the marriage that has served society very well around the world for many centuries and quite frankly we really don’t see why it’s important to change that legal definition.”
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