Nearly 90 percent of Croatians are Roman Catholics.
"Marriage is the only union enabling procreation," Croatian Cardinal Josip Bozanic said in his message to the followers.
That's not her real name as she doesn't wish to reveal her true identity.
A few years ago her family started pressuring her into finding a husband. Infected despite precautions Gloria doesn't know how she became infected.
In many ways, his agency works like similar organizations elswhere. The fee, though, of 200 Naira (five Euros) is largely a symbolic gesture. "People with HIV are still people and somebody must look after them." HIV is no longer a "death sentence" - if you have access to the drugs.
After living here for more than a year, I would have to agree."Defining marriage between a man and a woman doesn't belong to the constitution.A nation is judged by its attitude toward minorities." Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said that "this is the last referendum that gives a chance to the majority to strip a minority of its rights." The EU hasn't officially commented on the referendum, but has clashed with Croatia over some of its other laws, including an extradition law that has prevented its citizens from being handed over to the bloc's other member states, which Croatia had to amend under pressure from Brussels."Everybody said I should get married." Because Gloria is HIV positive, she thought marriage was out of the question. It could have happened while she was at the hair dressers or at the hospital where she worked.In spite of all the safety precautions, she must have pricked herself with an infected needle. Gloria became pregnant and was kept under constant medical supervision.() Award-winning HIV/AIDS campaigner in Zimbabwe, Martha Tholanah, is calling for the inclusion of minority groups in national reproductive health programs in order to fight stigma and discrimination.() Indonesia's parliament speaker has called for reforms to the criminal code that would outlaw any sex outside of marriage, including gay sex."This is the key difference between a marriage and other unions." Several hundred gay rights supporters marched in the capital, Zagreb, on Saturday urging a "no" vote."I will vote against because I think that the referendum is not a festival of democracy, but a festival of oppression against a minority, which fights for its rights and which does not have its rights," Jura Matulic, a university student, said.Croatia's liberal President Ivo Josipovic said he will vote against amending the constitution."We don't need this kind of a referendum," Josipovic said.