3. The Supreme Court decision December 7 to hear a case
challenging California’s Proposition 8 and a case challenging the federal
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is significant. In 2008, California voters
passed Proposition 8, which defines marriage in California’s State Constitution
as the union of one man and one woman. DOMA, passed by Congress and signed into
law by President Bill Clinton in 1996, defines marriage as the union of one man
and one woman for purposes of federal law. The church teaches that marriage is the union of one manand one woman.
4. Holiday time is movie time. Here are four recent movies
classified as either A-I, good for the whole family, or A-II, for adults and
adolescents, or A-III, for adults. Classifications and reviews come from
Catholic News Service’s Media Review Office.
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