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PORTLAND, Maine

Church uses new tack on gay marriage

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Maine’s Catholic diocese will not actively campaign against this fall’s expected statewide referendum seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, but will rather focus on teaching about the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman. Bishop Richard Malone released a pastoral letter yesterday explaining the church’s position on marriage. It will be discussed at churches and schools, in the diocese’s magazine, and on radio stations devoted to Catholic issues. (AP)

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