Fr. Michael Ryan, pastor of St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Wash., reportedly was given the choice -- as were all pastors in the archdiocese -- to decide whether to distribute a petition to repeal the state's marriage equality law, which permits same sex marriage. He chose not to. Read more here.
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- Editorial: Clear all obstacles from the path to peace with Iran
- Conservative corners have tepid take on Pope Francis' environment encyclical
- Where Pope Francis stands when it comes to women
- This issue's Special Section: Summer Books
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