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Government forfeits public trust with same-sex unions, Scottish bishop says

Catholic World News - September 21, 2011

A Scottish bishop has said that the government does not deserve public trust because of its support for same-sex unions.

“A government which favors and allows for same-sex marriage does wrong,” said Bishop Philip Tartaglia of Paisley. “It fails in its duty to society.”

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  • Posted by: tonydecker513018861 - Sep. 22, 2011 1:43 AM ET USA

    Rock on Bishop, Rock on.

  • Posted by: Defender - Sep. 21, 2011 10:39 PM ET USA

    We need more bishops who aren't afraid to speak out and tell it like it is.

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