Supporters of gay marriage rally after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday (June 26) that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
(RNS) They hailed the Supreme Court's decision as righteous and holy. They deplored it as an affront to God. Religious leaders around the world reacted Friday (June 27) to the court's ruling that makes gay marriage a constitutional right.