Cue cards from Rome
It turns out that the new Vatican document, arguing against proposals for legal recognition of homosexual unions, is already in the hands of Catholic bishops in the US and elsewhere.
So if your bishop has recently spoken out against those legislative proposals, you now know that he might have been responding to the plea from Rome. And he might have been using the cogent arguments supplied by Cardinal Ratzinger & Co.
And if your bishop has not spoken out-- especially if gay-rights initiatives are being actively pushed in your area-- you have yet another reason to wonder at his silence.
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