Faith groups split over bill to protect same-sex marriage


              Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., chat after voting on a bill that would enshrine same-sex and interracial marriages into federal law, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters before Senate Democrats move ahead with legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriage, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              FILE - Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, speaks during a news conference, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 in New York. In November 2022, Dolan, chairman of the Catholic bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty, dismissed a bill pending in the Senate that would protect same sex and interracial marriages in federal law, as failing even the “meager goal” of preserving the status quo in balancing religious freedom with the right to same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Faith groups split over bill to protect same-sex marriage