• Romania debates referendum to ban gay marriage

    Romania debates referendum to ban gay marriage

    • Nov 4, 2016

    Two Romanian senators submitted a draft bill on Thursday calling for a referendum on changing the constitution to specify that marriage is a union between a man and a woman, after a petition signed by almost 3 million people, but the party leader is asking them to stand down.

  • Diocese slams bulletin insert saying voting Democratic risks Hell

    Diocese slams bulletin insert saying voting Democratic risks Hell

    • Nov 3, 2016

    A newsletter from a San Diego Catholic church that doubles as an election polling site has warned parishioners that they risk going to hell if they vote for Democrats, but the diocese said Wednesday that the messages don’t reflect Catholic teaching and are inappropriate.

  • Dioceses on US/Mexico border to hold Mass for migrants

    Dioceses on US/Mexico border to hold Mass for migrants

    • Nov 3, 2016

    The dioceses of El Paso, Las Cruces, and Ciudad Juarez are slated Saturday to celebrate Mass at a Rio Grande levee and call for immigrant rights, expressing the idea that “A border doesn’t have to be a place of threat … It can also be a place of encounter.”