President Bush Agrees to Protect Traditional Marriage in Law

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – U.S. President George Bush told the press yesterday that he supports a law to protect the traditional definition of marriage.  He indicated that such a law was already being worked on.  “I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman. And I think we ought to codify that one way or the other. And we’ve got lawyers looking at the best way to do that,” said Bush in response to a reporters question on the subject.  Bush said he believed it “very important for our society to respect each individual, to welcome […]
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Highlights of Vatican Document on Homosexual Unions

Following are quoted highlights of the Vatican document “Considerations Regarding Proposals to Give Legal Recognition to Unions Between Homosexual Persons” which was released on July 31, 2003. The document was issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and approved by Pope John Paul II. See the complete document at https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2003/jul/030731a.html Selected Quotes: Homosexuality is a troubling moral and social phenomenon… Considerations are also intended to give direction to Catholic politicians by indicating the approaches to proposed legislation in this area which would be consistent with Christian conscience.(2) Since this question relates to the natural moral law, the […]
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Federal Cabinet Member and Liberal MPs Concerned About Political Fallout of Gay ‘Marriage’ Bill

OTTAWA, July 30, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Liberal MP David Kilgour, Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific, has voiced his support for traditional marriage.  In a July 23 letter to a constituent on the issue Kilgour wrote, “Like you, I support the current definition of marriage as ‘the lawful and voluntary union of one man and one woman’ and in the past voted to sustain this definition.”  Like all cabinet members, Kilgour is expected to support the government legislation.  However, he hinted that he may not vote with the government. Polling residents in his riding, Kilgour found the vast majority against homosexual […]
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Canadian Bishops Conference to Argue for Traditional Marriage at Supreme Court

OTTAWA, July 30, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has decided to argue at the Supreme Court against same-sex ‘marriage’.  When the Court considers the government’s draft law altering the definition of marriage to include homosexual couples, the CCCB has asked permission to argue in defence of traditional marriage.  Monsignor Peter Schonenbach, general secretary of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, told the Toronto Star: “Our position is: Keep the traditional definition of marriage. It has served society well and it will serve society in the future.  I know the minister has said, `Why do you worry […]
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