Monthly Archives: March 2014

Michigan bishops say marriage ruling ‘regrettable,’ contrary to nature

Michigan attorney general vows appeal of Friedman’s decision to 6th Circuit Detroit — Saying it “strikes at the very essence of family, community and human nature,” the bishops of Michigan’s seven dioceses issued a joint statement March 21 after U.S. Judge Bernard Friedman’s decision to overturn Michigan’s constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man…

The ‘Francis factor’: ‘Dignity’ at center of pope’s concern for the vulnerable

“How I wish that all of us would hear God’s cry: ‘Where is your brother?’ (Gen 4:9). Where is your brother or sister who is enslaved? Where is the brother and sister whom you are killing each day in clandestine warehouses, in rings of prostitution, in children used for begging, in exploiting undocumented labour? Let…