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Protesters outside the Supreme Court building in Washington earlier this year (CNS)

DOMA ruled unconstitutional while initiative barring same-sex marriage in California sent to lower courts

Protesters against same-sex marriage in Paris last month (AP)

Resistance against law continues in France

The Archbishop of Canterbury said he regularly deals with he dealt with issues of child sex abuse  (PA)

The contribution of the Anglican bishops was feeble: what are they there for?

The House of Lords  rejected Lord Dear's wrecking amendment by 390 votes to 148 (Photo: PA)

Protection for religious organisations and individuals is imperative, bishops insist

The Pope prays at the tomb of Blessed John XXIII yesterday evening (AP)

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Fiona Bruce MP sponsored the Ten Minute Rule Bill (PA)

A new booklet written by a recently deceased priest shows us how

The House of Lords  rejected Lord Dear's wrecking amendment by 390 votes to 148 (Photo: PA)

A cross-bench peer has tabled a wrecking amendment to the Bill

The same-sex marriage Bill will arrive in the Lords on Monday (PA)

Letter claims that MPs’ future political careers were threatened before Commons vote

Francis Maude (Photo: PA)

Politicians like Francis Maude think the party should cling to the ‘spirit of the age’. Come the election they may be in for a shock

Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Mazur)

Archbishop Nichols and Archbishop Smith say the Bill is ‘far more profound than it first appears’