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Children hold signs supporting their families' lifestyle at a polygamy rally (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

A Muslim man in Italy has called for legalised polygamy following same-sex marriage. There are plenty of reasons to resist

People gather in front of Milan's Duomo cathedral during a gay rights demonstration prior to a vote to change laws on same-sex unions (AP)

Leader of Muslim group says there is ‘no reason’ for polygamy not to be permitted now that same-sex unions have been legalised

Patriarch Bechara Rai, centre, at a prayer service in Washington DC (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/09/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Newlyweds pose for a photo (Photo: AP)

Sao Paulo notary said she could find no ‘legal impediment’ to the union

A Massai man Fritz Pölking/DPA/Press Association Images

Last night’s ‘Catholics’ focused heavily on vestments. In contrast, during my time in an African seminary we (mostly) tackled the foundational questions of morals

The Hindu god Krishna depicted with Radha and various court ladies

Pressure is mounting to change the status of civil partnerships to actual marriage