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In particular, the two opined on gay matrimony, a timely topic considering there was then afoot a Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics measure to make such unions illegal--actually, doubly illegal, considering that same-sex unions are already illicit under Arizona law.

The culture a person lives in can powerfully affect perception. Unfortunately, Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics own culture is more and more confused on matters of sexuality, and the truth of marriage suffers from the same blurry thinking.

This year, a trimmed-down version of that effort--focusing solely on gay marriage--snarled to victory at the polls. As before, the bishops were center-stage in what became a predictably ugly campaign.

No one would assume those religious leaders are reveling in their victory. Yet Bishop Kicanas, such a vigorous presence during that divisive campaign, has fallen strangely silent in Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics aftermath.

He didn't return several calls from the Tucson Weekly seeking comment. Still, this entire Catholic juggernaut raises a slew of unanswered questions. For instance, while the Phoenix bishop is notoriously Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics, Kicanas has tended toward progressive stances on social-justice issues such as immigration.

So why did he feverishly embrace a ballot proposition that has so polarized the community--including many in his own flock--and discriminates against an entire group of people? Some suggest that Kicanas could simply be furthering his own ambitions. Among them is Dr. But this also creates a stark dichotomy within the church, says Lakeland. It's a hot-button issue, but the Catholic population as a whole doesn't think the church Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics be involved in telling those outside Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics denomination what to do.

Burke's church is among denominations tracing roots back to the apostles, but providing a stark alternative Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics Roman Catholicism.

Called breakaway churches, they welcome a growing number of gay members. Burke says Kicanas and Olmsted pay a Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics price for their harsh positions. In this case, raising hell includes questioning the bishop's motives. McGuirk points out that Kicanas is currently vice president of the U. Conference of Catholic Bishops, typically a warm-up for the Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics slot of that powerful body.

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The car dealer has given lavishly to Catholic causes, and helped raise funds Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics parochial schools. Not surprisingly, he's a regular adornment in the diocese's newsletter, The New Vision.

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As it happens, Click was also Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics co-chairman for Tim Bee, the former Arizona State Senate president who ran unsuccessfully against U.

Gabrielle Giffords for her District 8 congressional seat. While still in the Legislature, Bee cast the Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics vote to place the anti-gay measure on the election ballot. Or was the auto magnate among those purportedly pressuring Kicanas to promote his candidate's ballot measure? For his part, Click didn't return a phone call seeking comment.

Which raises another question: Where does the Tucson Diocese go from here? Gauging from sentiments among Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics, the bishop may have a tough time mending fences. After the election, Bishop kicanas homosexual statistics Kicanas professed puzzlement over gay resentment. Switch to the mobile version of this page.

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