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US Dioceses Respond to Vatican Declaration on Same-Sex Couple Blessings

Credit: Daniel Ibañez
Cardinal Seán O’Malley, Bishop Andrew Cozzens, and Cardinal Blase Cupich.

“The document still prohibits any sort of liturgical blessing of homosexual couples because such a blessing would ‘offer a form of moral legitimacy to a union that presumes to be a marriage or to an extra-marital sexual practice’.”