The leader of the Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., lent his support to same-sex civil unions, but not same-sex marriage.


Cardinal Theodore McCarrick says he could support same-sex civil unions, but not same-sex marriage.

McCarrick said believes marriage is the union of a man and a woman, and that altering that definition would denigrate society.

The Washington archbishop appeared on CNN Wednesday night to respond to the Senate’s rejection of a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.


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