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Walsh, St. Fleur back gay marriage

State lawmakers firm in faith, belief

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / February 11, 2005

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Two Catholic state lawmakers, Representative Marie P. St. Fleur and Senator Marian Walsh, said yesterday their religious faith had inspired them to support same-sex marriage, despite pronouncements from Pope John Paul II and Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley declaring that such marriages are incompatible with Catholic teachings. (Full article: 762 words)

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