Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Jan. 28, Italy will start debating... "a virtuous man"...

...For this word to be honored and accepted,
the one who is speaking it must be a good man,
a virtuous man..."


01.24.16 12:15 AM ET

Italy’s Gay Rights Showdown with the Vatican

ROMESame-sex couples in Italy might as well be invisible. They cannot adopt children. They cannot inherit pensions or share state-funded benefits. They are not recognized as legal couples for the purpose of tax breaks. They cannot even visit each other if one partner is in the intensive care unit, or on his or her death bed, in a public hospital, no matter how long they may have been together  even if they were married legally in another country.
But all that may soon change. 

Italy is the last major European nation with a complete blind spot when it comes to recognizing same-sex couples as legal partners. Last June, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Italy was in “breach of human rights” because it offered no option that would allow same-sex partners to share the same benefits as straight partners, specifically citing adoption, shared pension benefits, and tax breaks as key rights that are missing. 

On Jan. 28, Italy’s Senate will start debating...

Found this Pic on a website from a 
Catholic Church in New York.
It was in a correspondence for a

Dated Saturday June 29, 2013
Do you think the church was proud about 
the story of Noah in the Bible ?

We looked up what happened on
June 30, 2013
in New York.
We wanted to know why 

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Midtown Manhattan is a parish in the Archdiocese of New York and an urban ministry center staffed by the Franciscan Friars,

Was so “Proud”


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