The transcript of the editors’ conversation with the pope has been translated from the original Italian into Latin, then English, then back into Italian ...
We have so confused the sacrament with the legal arrangement that the meaning of marriage as a Christian mystery has been lost.
Does it make sense to call Francis a liberal? For that matter, can any faithful Catholic—a word that means “universal”—be described as “conservative” or "liberal"?
We are now at the point where American Catholics should accept state recognition of same-sex marriage simply because they are Americans.
Will severing the connection marriage has forged between sex, procreation, and family formation undermine the expectations our culture places on the institution?
“Disentanglement” is not a stable or feasible response to the dangers to religious freedom posed by the legal redefinition of marriage.
The Court made the right decision in Windsor, but the majority was unclear about why DOMA’s exclusion of same-sex marriages was unconstitutional.
Not every constitutional disagreement takes the right form for decision by a federal court.
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