National / International News

National / International News

Analyzing ruling's implications will take time, say Church officials

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Analyzing the ramifications of the June 26 same-sex marriage ruling for the Catholic Church at the national, state, and local levels will take time, said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore. It has implications for "hundreds, if not thousands" of laws at all levels, and there is "a difficult road ahead for people of faith," he said.

Court rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide.


Top U.S. bishops unwavering in support of traditional marriage ahead of Synod

ST.LOUIS (CNA/EWTN News)-- In their spring general assembly held June 10-12, just four months before the Synod on the Family in Rome, top U.S. bishops took a united stand in support of marriage and family life as the Church has always understood it.