Lithuanian church attacks same-sex union law

Lithuanian bishops have attacked a new bill legalising same-sex civil partnerships, while quoting Pope Francis. “The draft law on civil unions essentially proposes what Pope Francis urges us not to do — to equate de facto unions and same-sex unions with marriage. We cannot support this bill, which distorts and devalues the concepts of marriage and the family,” the bishops wrote in an open letter, Reuters reports.

Read and decide

Join EUobserver today

Become an expert on Europe

Get instant access to all articles — and 20 years of archives.
14-day free trial.

… or subscribe as a group

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.