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Report: Vatican, Prodi Headed for Showdown on Gay-Marriage Proposal

February 1, 2007

From Bloomberg:

Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi and Pope Benedict XVI are headed for a showdown over gay marriage.

Prodi’s cabinet plans to debate tomorrow a draft bill giving legal recognition to long-standing, unmarried couples, including homosexuals. The pope, who can wield considerable political power, has made it clear he strongly opposes the move…

Full report here.

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