Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Prelate welcomes failure to enact same-sex “marriage” in Illinois

CWN - June 04, 2013

The Illinois House of Representatives did not vote on legislation to redefine marriage to include couples of the same sex because it did not appear to have sufficient votes to pass – prompting a statement from the chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage.

“This victory in the Land of Lincoln demonstrates that marriage redefinition – even in the face of intense political pressure – is not inevitable, a likely reason we haven't heard much about it in the national media,” said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

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