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UPDATE ~ Spanish bishops call for public opposition to same-sex marriage law

[JURIST] The Spanish Catholic Bishops Conference Thursday deplored the 187-147 vote by the country's Congress of Deputies [official website in Spanish] to legalize same-sex marriage [JURIST report], calling for citizens to publicly oppose the law "through all legitimate means". In a statement [press release in Spanish] the bishops said "Today the words 'husband' and 'wife' have been systematically eliminated from the Code, in such a way that marriage, insofar as union of a man and a woman, is no longer contemplated by our laws." ZENIT has more.

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