Bishop orders statewide 2nd collection to oppose same-sex marriage
September 07, 2009
Bishop Richard Malone of Portland-- whose diocese covers the entire State of Maine-- has asked all parishes to take up a second collection to support Stand for Marriage Maine. The organization is the principal force behind a November ballot initiative in which voters will decide whether to overturn the state’s new same-sex marriage law, which was approved by the legislature and signed by Catholic Governor John Baldacci in May.
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