Here are the news stories that appear to be making the biggest splash over the last week:
The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is having a stand-off with the District of Columbia. The Archdiocese warns that if the upcoming same-sex marriage law is passed then it will cut services in the district.
- Editorial (Washington Post) by Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington.
- Editorial (LA Times)
- Catholic Bishops Affirm Stance on Marriage (Washington Post)
- Catholic Church Blackmails D.C., opinion (Baltimore Sun)
In other news: