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Pennsylvania sues county giving gays marriage licenses despite ban

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The state of Pennsylvania is suing a suburban Philadelphia county that by Wednesday had issued 36 marriage licenses to gay couples despite a state ban on same-sex nuptials. Full story

Analysis: Pope's revolution; not all are pleased

The Francis Revolution is underway. Not everyone is pleased. Full story

Gay couples choosing whether to re-celebrate vows

Maggie George and Rebecca Voelkel have married each other twice, first ceremonially in their Minneapolis church in 2006, then legally while visiting San Francisco five years ago. Now the couple is mulling whether to do it all again — or to simply sleep through it — when gay marriage becomes legal in Full story

Advocate editor not impressed by sheriff’s apology on sodomy arrests

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux's apology came only after his department drew fire for relying on a provision, struck down a full decade ago, to arrest at least a dozen gay men over the last two years. Full story

TV's 1st gay marriage since DOMA struck down

   ABC Family's 'The Fosters' is making history with the first gay marriage since the Supreme Court struck down DOMA.

The Company Memo: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Hillary Clinton had breakfast with Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday morning, a day after she lunched with the president. Full story

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Pennsylvania official issues same-sex marriage licenses

UH: Gay marriage in Hawaii worth $217M in tourism

Harvey Fierstein blasts Russia for new anti-gay laws

Pa. gay couple marries as county defies state ban

New York giving surviving gay spouses estate tax refunds

Forbes apologizes for calling Irish president gay

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  How Pope Francis is helping church face 21st Century challenges

In a statement made on Monday, July 29, 2013, Pope Francis stated he wouldn't judge gay priests. Francis' comments stand in direct contrast to the views of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, who said gay men should not be priests. NBC News' Anne Thompson reports.

  Dolan on Pope’s gay stance: ‘We can judge actions’

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops speaks about Pope Francis’ words about gay people, saying it hasn’t changed the Church’s views but the pope is simply reminding people to “treat everybody with dignity and respect.”

  Pope’s words on gay people have Catholics talking

Pope Francis surprised the Catholic world when he responded, “Who am I to judge?” when asked about gay people in Rio, and many are welcoming what appears to be a change in attitude by the Church. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

  Pope Francis and the 'remarkable new face' of the Catholic Church

Top Talkers: In a statement made on Monday, July 29, 2013, Pope Francis stated he wouldn't judge gay priests. Francis' comments stand in direct contrast to the views of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, who said gay men should not be priests. The Morning Joe panel discusses and NBC News' Anne Thom

  LGBT advocate: Pope’s comment 'opens door for conversation'

National Catholic Reporter Columnist Kate Childs Graham and Executive Director of New Ways Ministry Francis DeBernardo join Richard Lui to discuss comments made by Pope Francis on gay people in the Catholic Church and how his comments will impact American churches.

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