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  • Romania takes step toward marriage defense amendment

    Romania takes step toward marriage defense amendment

    • May 27, 2017

    A constitutional amendment defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman was recently approved by the overwhelming majority of the lower house of parliament in Romania. The Coalition for the Family collected 3 million signatures from Romanian citizens in support of the constitutional language.

  • Pope to future Romanian priests: seminary is your ‘gym’ for ministry

    Pope to future Romanian priests: seminary is your ‘gym’ for ministry

    • May 8, 2017

    After myriad difficulties the Church in Romania has faced, it is now experiencing a “beautiful rebirth,” Pope Francis said, with new challenges to face. But “this story, made of great witnesses of faith and moments of trial, of severe winters and of flourishing springs, belongs to you,” he said.

  • 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.