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Portugal moving toward acceptance of same-sex marriage

January 06, 2010

Proponents of legal recognition for same-sex marriage expect parliament to give quick approval to the policy in a vote scheduled for January 8. The Socialist governing coalition led by Prime Minister José Socrates backs the measure; public opposition has been muted.


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  • Posted by: annedanielson4099 - Jan. 07, 2010 2:23 PM ET USA

    One can not be Catholic and deny the Filioque, the complementary, inherent ordered Nature of The Love Between The Father and The Son, The Holy Spirit. To deny God's intention for Marriage and The Family, is to deny the complementary, ordered Nature of Love.

  • Posted by: Telengard - Jan. 06, 2010 10:40 PM ET USA

    The AFP article title is incorrect. Should have said: 'Allegedly Catholic' Portugal set to legalize gay marriage (AFP).