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Marriage Equality in Ireland

Gay marriage will be legal in Ireland this month! Ireland is not just at the forefront of the move towards marriage equality, it is actually the first country in the world to… 1,124 more words

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Ireland Ends "Year of Equality" with LGBT Church Worker Protections

Ireland’s lawmakers ended the country’s “Year of Equality” by passing a bill that will ban discrimination by religious institutions against LGBT employees. Gay Star News… 664 more words

Catholic

In Advance of the Synod, Global Network of Rainbow Catholics Launches In Rome

This post is the third in Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and Family in Rome.  New Ways Ministry’s Executive Director Francis DeBernardo will continue to send news and commentary from this meeting. 1,242 more words

LGBT

2015: The Year of Marriage Equality

On 29th August – Friday last – Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland (and an adopted and much loved son of Galway) signed the Marriage Equality Act, passed by referendum on May 22nd, into law, officially making it a part of Ireland’s constitution. 1,172 more words

Ireland

Mary McAleese

This lady, our former President has her birthday today.  Having spent 2 terms in the Aras this woman has left her mark on Irish society without a doubt. 270 more words

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June 27 in history

1358  Republic of Dubrovnik was founded.

1709  Peter the Great defeated Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.

1743  War of the Austrian Succession: … 493 more words

Marriage Equality, Pope Francis and Mary McAleese

The resounding ‘yes’ to marriage equality that resulted from Ireland’s referendum on the subject has provoked a great deal of comment, much of it on the implications for Catholic Church authority in Ireland. 1,755 more words