Confronting a new reality

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, Roy Moore, holds a copy of the Constitution as he speaks to the congregation of Kimberly Church of God, Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Kimberley, Ala. Moore lashed out at the U.S. Supreme Court decision which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, saying said the decision was against the laws of nature.  (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

About 58 percent of Roman Catholics say they support same-sex marriage, according to Public Religion Research Institute, and the U.S. bishops have struggled openly with how they can persuade their faithful to follow church teaching.