Portugal moves to recognize same-sex marriage
Catholic World News - January 08, 2010
The Portuguese parliament has approved a bill to recognize same-sex unions as legal marriages. Prime Minister José Socrates introduced the motion, which would take the force of law in April of this law. Parliament turned down proposals for a national referendum on the subject, and for allowing registration of civil unions without defining them as marriages. However, the legislation does not allow same-sex couples to adopt children.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($62,863 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!