writes:┬áThousands of people have rallied in the Italian capital Rome against a bill giving gay couples legal recognition and adoption rights. Protesters came from across Italy to attend “Family Day”, which featured conga-dancing Catholic priests. Parliament began considering the legislation earlier this week and is due to vote on it in February. Italy is the last major Western nation not to give legal recognition to same-sex couples. Many of those attending the rally at Rome’s Circus Maximus, a former chariot-racing venue, held up banners saying “It is wrong even if it becomes law”. READ THE WHOLE STORY HERE