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Strong speaks to Zags about gay marriage, the Catholic Church

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.

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Catholic bishop to debate gay marriage with councilman

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.

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Affirming Referendum 74

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.

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