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Italian senate approves same-sex civil unions

February 26, 2016

In a 173-71 vote, the Italian senate has approved legislation to legalize same-sex civil unions.

The measure passed after the bill’s sponsors removed a provision that would have legalized adoption by homosexual couples.


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  • Posted by: rpp - Mar. 01, 2016 12:10 PM ET USA

    What did Pope Francis say about this?

  • Posted by: Lucius49 - Feb. 26, 2016 12:48 PM ET USA

    Catholics in Italy supporting the family and opposing this legislation were abandoned by Pope Francis and most of the Italian bishops. Shame on them.