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Catholic bishops to define gay stance

Proposal would condemn `hatred' but reject unions

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / October 19, 2006

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The Catholic bishops of the United States, faced with ongoing controversy over the church's posture toward homosexuality, next month will vote on a proposal that would condemn ``scorn and hatred" of gays and lesbians but would also declare that gay couples should not be allowed to marry or adopt children, that baptizing the children of same-sex couples presents ``a pastoral ... (Full article: 687 words)

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