William E. Lori, who joined his brother bishops in a statement from the Connecticut Catholic Conference
BRIDGEPORT - The October 10 decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court to allow same-sex
"marriage" has outraged Catholics across the state.
The traditional definition of marriage as a sacred union, before God, of one man and one woman for the purpose of procreation has now been changed by the vote of just four judges.
Vote for Constitutional Convention
This undemocratic fiat has heightened calls for Catholics to vote "Yes" for a Constitutional Convention, an issue on the ballot on Election Day, November 4. This could enable the right of referendum in our state, which would allow the issue of same-sex "marriage" to be put to the people to decide, as will happen next month in California. "The Supreme Court decision - a raw exercise of judicial power - is a major wake-up call," says Bishop William E. Lori, who joined his brother bishops in a statement from the Connecticut Catholic Conference. "If ever we needed another reminder of the vital importance of electing legislators who share our Catholic values, this is it. Every Catholic is obliged to educate his or her conscience on the issues connected to our Catholic faith before making an informed choice on Election Day."
How can my church possibly continue to maintain their tax exempt status? And more important, what gives them the authority to embarrass Catholics with this right-wing nonsense?