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  • Puerto Rico gay marriage ruling sets up a potential federal conflict

    • Oct 23, 2014

    Gay marriage may be sweeping the nation, but in Puerto Rico it remains against the law. A federal district judge late Tuesday rejected the reasoning used in at least 14 other decisions and said his hands were tied by a 1972 Supreme Court ruling that upheld a Minnesota same-sex marriage

  • Catholic priest in Puerto Rico accused of abuse

    • Sep 30, 2014

    Roman Catholic church officials in Puerto Rico have suspended a priest accused of improper conduct with a minor. A spokesman for the Diocese of Mayaguez on the western coast of the US island territory says the Rev. Floyd McCoy was “provisionally” suspended pending the outcome of an investigation. Spokesman Edgardo

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