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Pope Francis on Civil Unions

What he’s saying sounds compatible with the proposals advanced here and here by opponents of same-sex marriage, although whether that’s what he has in mind — or whether he has thought about the sorts of distinctions involved in these proposals — is unclear.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.