France: Pope Pushes Catholic Churches to Fight Marriage Equality

Written by scott on November 18th, 2012

Pope Pushes French Catholic Churches to Fight Marriage EqualityPope Benedict XVI on Saturday called on the French Roman Catholic Church to make its opposition to gay marriage heard.

The Socialist government of Francois Hollande earlier this month sent a proposed plan to legalize marriage and adoption for gay couples to lawmakers for debate. The National Assembly is expected to start examining the legislation in January, and a vote could come by mid-2013.

Benedict urged French bishops visiting the Vatican on Saturday to speak out on social issues.

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