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Madison diocese vicar general explains policy on funerals for same-sex couples

October 31, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Msgr. James Bartylla, vicar general of the Madison, Wisconsin diocese, explained the questions that pastors should ask about scheduling funerals for parishioners involved in same-sex marriages. Civil law (which recognizes same-sex union) does not govern Church law, he observed.

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