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Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday called on the French church to make its voice heard on social issues.

 

 

Thousands march against homosexual marriage bill . . . in France

 

Anti-gay marriage protesters rally in Paris

 

housands of Catholics and other opponents of French government plans to legalise gay marriage and same-sex adoption marched in Paris on Sunday, a day after more than 100,000 turned out across France for the cause.

The rally, organised by conservative Catholic group Civitas, was marred by accusations that journalists covering the rally and topless counter-protesters partially dressed as nuns had been roughed up by demonstrators. . . .

Among the banners being held by demonstrators was a large one reading: “France needs children, not homosexuals.” . . .

“Our objective is to wage a real battle to protect the family and child,” Civitas official Alain Escada said.

He claimed gay marriage was “a Pandora’s box” that would let others demand extended marriage rights, including polygamists and incestuous people. . . .

Bertrand de la Buharaye, a pensioner from Dinan in northern France who came to the rally on a Civitas chartered bus, said: “A child can not flourish normally without a father and a mother. It’s against nature.”

 

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Comment by Nick H on January 16, 2013 at 6:13am
Nice video. Can't get the embed thing to work but here's a link to a similar story I thought was pretty good.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSQQK2Vuf9Q
Comment by Nick H on January 16, 2013 at 6:13am
Nice video. Can't get the embed thing to work but here's a link to a similar story I thought was pretty good.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSQQK2Vuf9Q
Comment by Liam S. on January 16, 2013 at 4:35am

“A child can not flourish normally without a father and a mother. It’s against nature.”

Unfortunately for the pensioner quoted, all the evidence to date suggest that children do, in fact, flourish with same sex parents. 

Comment by Ken D Books on November 21, 2012 at 5:28am
It surprised me too. Actually I was surprised by the anti-gay protests in that country as well.
Comment by Will Gentile on November 20, 2012 at 6:04pm
Wow I did not expect that!
I agree with the pensioner from Dinan, it is most certainly against nature. Normal is being redefined across the spectrum of civilized society at an ever increasing pace.

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