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Tony Blair bucks bishops, backs same-sex marriage

March 12, 2012

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who entered the Catholic Church after retiring from public office, has broken with the Church by indicating that he “strongly supports” a bid for legal recognition of same-sex marriage.

Blair gave his approval to a plan that has backing from the current prime minister, David Cameron. The Catholic bishops of Great Britain have opposed the measure.


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