Saturday, December 31, 2005

(He means between a man and a woman, by the way)

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI remembered his beloved predecessor yesterday and again stressed the importance that a family based on marriage has "in the life of the Church and of society". Benedict's remarks, as he presided over an evening Vespers service on New Year's Eve, came as the Catholic Church opposed proposals to give legal recognition to unmarried couples in Italy.

Source: The Jamaica Observer

(How long will it take for somebody to piously point out that "marriage" is, indeed, readily available in Massachusetts?)