Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage
September 27, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Swiss voters approved legal recognition of same-sex marriage in a September 26 referendum, with 64% of those voting in favor of the measure.
A Catholic bishops of Switzerland had issued a statement in December opposing the legal recognition of same-sex unions, but some Swiss bishops had pointedly declined to fight the referendum effort. The president of the Swiss Catholic Women’s Association welcomed the vote, saying: “I am really happy that everyone has said yes to marriage for all.”
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