Same-sex marriage

Vatican: Pope Privately Met With Gay CoupleThe Vatican on Friday distanced Pope Francis from Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk at the center of the U.S. gay marriage debate, saying she was one of dozens of people the pope greeted as he left Washington and that their encounter "should not be considered a form of support of her position."
Pope Francis Met With Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis During U.S. VisitA Kentucky clerk who went to jail for defying a federal court's orders to issue same-sex marriage licenses met briefly with the pope during his historic visit to the United States.
Kentucky County Clerk Who Denied Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Switches To RepublicanUntil Saturday, Kim Davis had been a lifelong Democrat but now she has changed her political affiliation to Republican.
Lesbian Couple Gets First Marriage License After Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk Returns To WorkA marriage license was issued to a lesbian couple on Monday, the first one granted since Rowan County clerk Kim Davis returned to work after being jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
San Francisco Couple Travels To Kentucky For Same-Sex Marriage License While County Clerk JailedA San Francisco couple say they traveled to the Kentucky county of an embattled clerk of court to get married and make a statement for gay rights.
Jailed Kentucky Clerk Who Denied Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Released To Hero's ReceptionThe Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples was released Tuesday after five days behind bars, emerging to a tumultuous reception from thousands of cross-waving supporters.
Gay Couples Issued Marriage Licenses After Defiant Kentucky Clerk Sent To JailAt least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat remained jailed because she refuses to issue the licenses or allow her deputies to hand them out.
Kentucky Clerk Denying Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Is A 3-Time DivorceeKim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.
Kentucky County Clerk Who Defied U.S. Supreme Court On Same-Sex Marriage To Face Federal JudgeA county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail.
Texas Judge Says He'll Marry Gay Couples If He Can Shame Them FirstA Texas judge believes he may have found a clever way to wed gay couples without sacrificing his anti same-sex marriage stance.
American Samoa Questions Gay Marriage Validity As Native American Tribes Continue BanAmerican Samoa is the only U.S. territory to hold out against the recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage.
Episcopalians To Allow Same-Sex Marriage After Overwhelming Vote By Church LeadershipThe Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.
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