Numerous bishops gave money to help defeat same-sex marriage in Maine
November 12, 2009
Nearly five dozen bishops and dioceses nationwide contributed to the Diocese of Portland’s successful efforts to prevent the legalization of same-sex marriage in Maine, according to campaign finance records. The largest contributions came from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Phoenix, each of which donated $50,000 to the effort.
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- Contributions for Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland (Maine.gov)
- St. Louis Archbishop contributes to Maine gay marriage defeat (KMOX-TV)
- What Other Bishops Helped? (California Catholic Daily)
- Victory for traditional marriage in Maine (CWN, 11/4/2009)
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