(Zenit) Father John Flynn—Debate Continues Over Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Posted by Kendall Harmon

"The essential question is not whether we are going to introduce same-sex civil marriage but how," said British Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone to the Independent newspaper on March 15.

In Denmark last week the government presented a bill in parliament to legalize same-sex marriage and which, if passed as is expected, will enable homosexual couples to marry in the state Evangelical Lutheran Church, the AFP news agency reported March 15.

The denial of same-sex marriage in European countries is not, however, a breach of anti-discrimination laws, the European Court of Human Rights recently ruled.

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