Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose Illinois gay marriage bill
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 07:28PM
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By Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune - January 1, 2013

Chicago's Cardinal Francis George and his six auxiliary bishops officially entered Illinois' gay marriage fray Tuesday, issuing a letter that urges parishioners to contact state legislators and voice opposition to a legalization bill that could face a vote this week.

"Civil laws that establish 'same-sex marriage' create a legal fiction," George and the bishops wrote in a letter sent to priests Tuesday. "The state has no power to create something that nature itself tells us is impossible." [Read Full Story]

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