Bishops Respond to Marriage Ruling29 Jun

USC_banner_180x150_v3On Friday, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, striking down all state marriage laws that did not allow for marriages between persons of the same sex. Following the ruling, the Archbishop of Louisville, Joseph Kurtz, in his capacity as President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a formal response, which can be found here:

Statement of Archbishop Kurtz on Supreme Court Marriage Ruling

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington also issued a public letter:

Statement of Bishop John Stowe on Obergefell v. Hodges

For more information on the U.S. Bishops work in defense of marriage, including statements from bishops across the country in response to the Supreme Court decision, please visit Marriage: Unique for a Reason.


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