Researchers noted that “religion might alter the dynamics between partners in important ways.”
The Constitutional Court of Colombia had previously ruled in a separate case that Nieto's words were "constitutionally protected".
Institute for Family Studies found that the U.S. marriage rate in 2019 hit an unprecedented low.
8,077 people were diagnosed with a COVID-19 infection in the UK according to latest data — 422 of them have died.
The new regulation will punish discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and identity.
A slight division emerged after the statement created objection from certain social figures.
The statement was issued as a response for civil partnerships' availability for heterosexual people.