Fr. George Rutler, pastor of St Michael's parish in Manhattan, wrote a most succinct column deconstructing the recent vote in Ireland which approved same-sex (so-called) marriage.
Here's a snippet:
What happened in Ireland was not sudden. Like a dead elephant that remains standing for a short while before collapsing, so the Flame that Patrick kindled on Tara had died long before Catholicism was mixed up with political causes, and ethnic drollery replaced dogma.You can read the whole column by clicking HERE.