A liberal pro-gay marriage religious coalition honored two Massachusetts Catholic legislators last week.They were state Rep. Marie P. St. Fleur and state Sen. Marian Walsh. Walsh used to be held up in pro-life circles as a model Catholic politician. Not anymore.
At the event, state Rep. Marie P. St. Fleur and state Sen. Marian Walsh told the audience their Catholic faith inspired them to support same-sex marriage, despite clear pronouncements against it from Pope John Paul II and Boston Archbishop Sean P. O’Malley.
Their faith may tell them to support same-sex marriage, but it wasn’t the Catholic faith. Unless of course, they believed the bilge told them by fed to them by four Boston priests at a legislative hearing in which they argued that gay marriage is a human right. (Two of the four priests were Fr. James Keenan, a Jesuit who teaches at Boston College, and Fr. Walter Cuenin, a priest of the Boston archdiocese.)