The impact on children Certainly, there are tragedies where a child cannot have both parents – through tragic situations such as the death or desertion of a parent. However, the disadvantage of a motherless or fatherless home should not be inflicted on a child – with the complicity of government – by the legalisation of same-sex...Read more
Published in the Irish Daily Mail, 5 April 2011 - - I am not a big believer in people making arguments on the back of who or what they happen to be. When I last made the case in these pages against gay marriage, about a year ago, I didn’t feel the need...Read more
GENEVA (Reuters) Mar 22, 2011 - People who criticise gay sexual relations for religious or moral reasons are increasingly being attacked and vilified for their views, a Vatican diplomat told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said the Roman Catholic Church deeply believed that human sexuality was a gift reserved for married heterosexual...Read more
14th February 2011 The Australian website Online Opinion is facing difficult financial times after having advertising withdrawn following the publication of an article on gay marriage. Graham Young, the founder and chief editor of the site, offers his perspective. Listen to the interview by the ABC with Graham Young HERE: http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2011/02/cpt_20110214_1621.mp3 ________________________________________Read more
'Anti Gay-Marriage gays'by Ben-Peter Terpstra in ONLINE OPINION, 27 September 2010 From the ABC's Hungry Beast (2009): "If more than half of all Australians support same sex marriage, you'd at least assume that gay people would be in favour of it, right? Monique [Schafter] found out this isn't always the case. She spoke to...
by Christopher Pearson, The Australian, November 20, 2010 THE most obvious thing about arguments for same-sex marriage is their shallowness.IN last Saturday's Focus, Paul Kelly wrote a memorable piece, taking issue with Labor senator Mark Arbib's suggestion that it's time for the ALP to support gay marriage. "Why is...
The Marriage of a man and a woman is a unique form of relationship. Out of all human relationships, sexual or otherwise, only it can provide a child with a mother and a father who have made a formal, public commitment to one another. Studies demonstrate (see below or Resources page) that children tend to fare best when raised by their biological...Read more
REDEFINING MARRIAGEPressure Continues to Allow Same-Sex Marriage
ROME, MARCH 13, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The push to legalize same-sex unions continues as special interest groups try to convince legislators that marriage is something that can be redefined to suit the latest social trends. In Ireland, the newly elected governing coalition of the Fine Gael and Labor...Read more