Pope Francis http://peoriapublicradio.org en Springfield Bishop to hold prayer service the day same-sex marriage to become law http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/springfield-bishop-hold-prayer-service-day-same-sex-marriage-become-law <div>The Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield plans a special prayer service the day same-sex marriage is to be signed into law. As IPR'S Brian Mackey reports, he says it's "scandalous" that so many Catholic politicians supported the legislation.</div><div><p>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Pat Quinn is planning a big public ceremony to sign the same-sex marriage bill next Wednesday in Chicago.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An hour or so later, Bishop Thomas John </span>Paprocki<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will hold a sort of counter service at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield.</span></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:41:24 +0000 Brian Mackey 14916 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Springfield Bishop to hold prayer service the day same-sex marriage to become law