Marriage Equality

French Catholics Rally Against Gay Marriage

Marriage equality apparently means something different to France's leading prelate. Cardinal of Paris André Vingt-Trois said on Saturday that the country's plans to legalize gay marriage would profoundly affect its egalitarian society—and not in a good way. He claims that allowing same-sex marriage only benefits a few, but not all, citizens. The announcement was made at an annual congregation of France's bishops at Lourdes, a major pilgrimage site. If the law passes, France will be the 12th country to legalize gay marriage.