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Ex-priests support same-sex marriage in Washington

Catholic World News - October 10, 2012

A group of 63 former Catholic priests has released a statement supporting a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington.

“We are uneasy with the aggressive efforts of Catholic bishops to oppose R-74 [the measure that would grant legal recognition to same-sex unions],” the ex-priests say. Their public stand is intended to counteract the bishops’ public campaign to protect marriage.

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  • Posted by: unum - Oct. 11, 2012 5:49 AM ET USA

    The Church is better off without priests like this who value their own opinions over centuries of Church teaching.

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