Today is the first day same-sex couples could apply for marriage applications in Washington. The Spokane County auditor’s office is reporting that staff processed 28 marriage applications today, with 23 issued to same gender couples.Read More »
Today hundreds of same-sex couples in Washington state were able to apply for marriage licenses.Read More »
What do you do when your spouse of 10 years — the person you’ve spent a decade sharing spiritual, intimate and intellectual moments with — is lying unconsciously on her deathbed without warning?
If you’re Catholic, you make sure her body is anointed with oil. You kiss her goodbye, even if you have to force the doctors to remove the intubation tube, and you slide the wedding ring gently off her finger and whisper a promise to take care of it forever.Read More »
Soon we will vote. In addition to casting votes for political candidates, we will be asked to decide on Referendum 74, which addresses the issue of marriage equality. The Washington Roman Catholic Bishops have made a number of public statements in opposition to Referendum 74.Read More »
On Thursday, at 12:20 p.m., the Rotary Club of Spokane #21 will host a "leadership dialogue" on gay marriage between Bishop Blase Cupich, of the Catholic Diocese of Spokane, and City Councilman Jon Snyder.
The discussion, "Referendum 74 on Marriage Equality," will be moderated by Rotary member Steve Becker.Read More »
This year, voters in Washington state have the chance for vote on Referendum 74, which if passed would affirm the legality of gay marriage in our state. I’m a Christian. I’m also voting YES on this ballot measure, and I’d like to tell you why.Read More »