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Catholics split over gay marriage issue

Published 10:55am Friday, December 14, 2012

By Sasha Aslanian, Minnesota Public Radio News

More than a month after Minnesota became the first state to defeat a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage, some Catholics say it’s time to acknowledge how divisive that effort was within the church.

Among them is Kathleen Nuccio of Colhasset, a cantor and choir member for St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids.

Nuccio sings during Mass each Sunday, as she has done for half a century. But when it came to her opposition to the marriage amendment, she couldn’t make her voice heard.

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