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Two More Seattle Parishes Decline Gay Marriage Law Repeal Effort
A growing number of Seattle's Catholic parishes are saying "no" to Archbishop J. Peter Sartain's offer that churches become signature gathering points for Referendum 74, the ballot measure to roll back Washington's recently passed same-sex marriage law.

St. Mary's Parish in the Central Area, and the new, growing Christ Our Hope parish in downtown Seattle, are the latest to decide petitions won't be circulated on their premises.

The decision at St. Mary's was announced by pastoral life coordinator Tricia Wittman-Todd in a "Dear People of St. Mary's" letter. She wrote. "After much prayer and reflection, I have decided we will not collect signatures at the parish. I am certain you will find ample opportunity elsewhere to sign whatever petitions you choose.

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Published on:  April 12, 2012

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