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Archdiocese of Denver Representatives to Speak at Marriage Rally
The Colorado Catholic Conference is urging all Coloradans who support traditional marriage to rally at noon Jan. 25 on the west steps of the state Capitol in Denver. The conference has organized the Protect and Support Marriage Rally in response to the proposed Colorado Civil Unions Act.
“We want the rally to be a witness of the importance of marriage and let legislators know that there are constituents in the community who feel strongly about protecting marriage,” said Jenny Kraska, director of the conference, the state-level public policy arm of the Catholic Church.
Two representatives of the Archdiocese of Denver will participate in the rally. Luis Soto, director of Hispanic Ministry, will address the crowd and Msgr. Thomas Fryar, Moderator of the Curia, will offer the closing prayer.
Talk-radio host Dan Caplis and former Sen. Ed Jones will also speak at the rally.
The proposed legislation contradicts the voter-approved Amendment 43, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman. It also opposes Referendum I, the equivalent to civil unions, which voters rejected in 2006.
All are invited to bring their friends and family to pray and show their support for traditional marriage—the cornerstone of society—at this crucial time.
WHAT: RALLY AND PRAYER FOR MARRIAGE
WHEN: FRIDAY, JAN. 25
WHERE: WEST STEPS OF THE STATE CAPITOL, 200 E. COLFAX AVE., DENVER 80203
TIME: NOON – 1 P.M.