How to decline an invitation to the wedding of a same-sex couple:
“Mr. and Mrs. S. regret that they are unable to accept the very kind invitation of E.S. and Faustus for October 10, 2010.”
How not to decline an invitation to the wedding of a same-sex couple:
“Dear E.S. and Faustus,
“Thank you for your invitation. As you know we are Catholic and we believe in our religion and its teaching. We will not be able to accept but want you to know we love you very much and wish the very best for you always.
“G. & Y.”
And yet which one do you think we got in the mail today?
I’m a little bit in shock.