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Dignity/Chicago Welcomes Apology from Cardinal George

January 6, 2012

Chris Pett, President of Dignity/Chicago, the advocacy organization for LGBT Catholics welcomed today’s apology from Cardinal Francis George for his remarks fearing that the annual Pride Parade could morph into a Ku Klux Klan-like anti-Catholic rally. 

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MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF AMERICAN CATHOLICS BACK TRANSGENDER RIGHTS

Equally Blessed hails laity's willingness to move beyond bishops' "insensitive and uniformed" teaching

 

WASHINGTON, D. C., November 8, 2011--The majority of American Catholics disagree with the teachings of their bishops on sexual issues so often that it is a wonder that the news media continues to speak of the Catholic Church’s position on a given issue when what they really mean is the position of the Catholic hierarchy.

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Gay Catholics Call on Bishops to Cut Ties with Official Who Linked Homosexuality to Satan

Boston, MA. Nov. 2, 2011.  Leaders of DignityUSA, the nation’s largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics and supporters, condemned the Boston Pilot’s publication of Daniel Avila’s column “Some Fundamental Questions on Same-Sex Attraction.”

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DignityUSA Offers Support to LGBT Catholics, Family Members in El Paso, TX

                An advertisement in the August 27, 2011 El Paso Times can do tremendous spiritual damage to Catholics who read it, according to a national Catholic support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual , and transgender (LGBT) people and their families.

 

                “This ad contained language that many people will find hurtful and alienating,” said Marianne Duddy-Burke, Executive Director of DignityUSA. “It does not represent the spirit of love and inclusion that Jesus taught, and that most people in our Church strive to live out.

 

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Dignity/San Antonio Protests the Hateful and Discriminatory Remarks of Democratic Chairman Dan Ramos

March 20, 2011—San Antonio, TX. Dignity/San Antonio, an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics and our supporters, is shocked by the hateful and discriminatory remarks made by Bexar County Democratic party chair Dan Ramos, in a March 11 interview with the San Antonio Current.

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Catholic Gay Rights Coalition Asks Colorado Diocese to Reconsider 12-Step Program

Equally Blessed, a coalition of four Roman Catholic organizations that support full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their families both in the church and in civil society, today called upon the Diocese of Colorado Springs to reconsider its decision to offer a 12-step program for LGBT Catholics in which participants are asked to state that they are “defective.”

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