John M. Becker

Dolan: Catholic Hierarchy "Out-Marketed" on Marriage Equality

Filed By John M. Becker | December 02, 2013 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Catholic Church, Catholicism, gay marriage, marriage discrimination, marriage equality, privilege tantrums, same-sex marriage, Timothy Dolan

"Well, I think maybe we've been out-marketed, sometimes. We've been caricatured as being anti-gay. And as much as we'd say, 'Wait a minute, we're pro-marriage, we're pro-traditional marriage, we're not anti-anybody,' I don't know. When you have forces like Hollywood, when you have forces like politicians, when you have forces like some opinion-molders that are behind it, it's a tough battle."

-- Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, speaking yesterday on NBC's Meet the Press after host David Gregory asked whether the Catholic Church is "losing the argument" against marriage equality.

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