Archbishop O'Malley Calls Same-Sex Marriage a Threat

WAYLAND, Massachusetts, OCT. 3, 2003 ( Boston Archbishop Sean O’Malley told a group of religious leaders that “any redefinition of marriage must be seen as an attack on the common good,” the Boston Globe reported.

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Calling same-sex marriage a threat to the American family already under siege because of divorce, he added: “The weakening of the institution of marriage has already had too high a social cost.”

Archbishop O’Malley received a standing ovation Thursday by his audience of 100 religious leaders at a conference organized by the Massachusetts Family Institute.

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court is now considering whether to grant marriage licenses to homosexual couples.

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