i dont think the catholic church will self modify and risk the disillusionment of their faithful but

"is the Catholic Church really evolving on the issue of same-sex marriage? Are we on the precipice of a larger revolution? Evolution, yes, revolution, no, according to Hale, who believes that sensitive leadership from Pope Francis may bring Catholic leaders into a warmer, more tolerant phase"

reference;
http://www.towleroad.com/2014/09/big-question-is-the-catholic-church-undergoing-an-evolution-on-same-sex-marriage.html

"NYC cardinal gave a okay to the St. Patrick Day Parade Committee’s decision to allow a gay group to march in the 2015 parade..."

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