The Obama administration is considering whether to weigh in on a Supreme Court case challenging California’s gay marriage ban.
Meanwhile, Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has narrowly voted to uphold a law banning gay couples from adopting children.
OK, back to all-consuming story: the Vatican confirmed that Pope Benedict XVI is considering changes to church law regulating the election of a new pope, but stopped short of saying whether voting could start earlier than currently planned.
Could it hurt his case? New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan sat for questions from lawyers for victims of sexual abuse by priests in Milwaukee where he previously served as that city’s Roman Catholic leader.
With the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, some Mormons began to speculate whether an LDS Church president could do the same. Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are considered “prophets, seers and revelators” and serve for life.