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Same Sex Marriage Will Be the Law; Bishop Prepares Exorcism
Same Sex Marriage Will Be the Law; Bishop Prepares Exorcism

Springfield Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas John Paprocki says he will preside over a prayer service of “supplication and exorcism” Wednesday, the day Gov. Pat Quinn’s signs Illinois’ same-sex marriage law.

Paprocki called marriage between gays and lesbians a union that, as he put it, “comes from the devil and should be condemned as such.” Paprocki condemned Catholic politicians for “twisting the words of the pope” while arguing in favor of the law.

The pope said in August it wasn’t for him to judge the sexual orientation of priests, if they are searching for God and have good will.