Irish Catholic Priest Plans to Vote for Gay Marriage

From Pink News:

A Catholic priest in Ireland has said he plans to ignore the wishes of his Church and vote for same-sex marriage in the upcoming referendum.

The Republic of Ireland is set to vote on May 22 on a proposal to introduce civil same-sex marriage.

Powerful Catholic lobbying groups have quietly channelled support to the ‘No’ campaign, capitalising on opposition among religious communities – but one priest will not be joining them.

Father Brian Ó Fearraigh – who is based in( Gweedore, County Donegal – told Highland Radio that he believes the State should not discriminate against same-sex couples.

He said: “I understand that this referendum is purely a civil matter, and it is to do with civil marriage.

(More at PinkNews).

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