"The Hope of the Gospel in Difficult Economic Times," proposed Monday, was condemned as a betrayal of Catholic social teaching by a retired archbishop.
Maryland became one of three states to pass a marriage equality referendum on Election Day, bringing joy to supporters of same-sex marriage.
There are many reasons Ryan Sattler supports Maryland’s ballot referendum on marriage equality. But first on his list is his sister Mary.
After reading a letter against Maryland's Civil Marriage Protection Act, the priest received a standing ovation for a homily voicing support of same-sex unions.
Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori and other religious leaders Sept. 26 asked supporters of traditional marriage to join efforts to overturn Maryland's new law legalizing same-sex marriage.
More than 200 people attended an invitation-only event at St. Mary's Seminary. The group included representatives from Christian, Muslim and Mormon communities, as well as written support from the Orthodox Jewish community, who were observing Yom Kippur.