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Dignity in the News: Reaction to Pope Francis

DignityUSA and local Chapter leaders were sought for comment following the Conclave that resulted in Pope Francis becoming the head of the Roman Catholic church. Below is a sampling of this coverage.

National

Jeff Stone on NY Times video: http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/03/14/us/100000002117646/papal-expectations.html?ref=romancatholicchurch#100000002117646

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/new-pope-draws-praise-and-prayers-from-washington-20130313?mrefid=site_search

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rev-dr-nancy-wilson/pope-francis-treat-lgbt-c_b_2885460.html

http://ncronline.org/blogs/ncr-today/could-pope-francis-fit-popular-progressive-poem

LGBT Press:

http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/03/13/conclave-chooses-next-pope/

http://gaycitynews.com/pope-francis-inflammatory-in-opposition-to-lgbt-rights/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pope-francis-inflammatory-in-opposition-to-lgbt-rights

http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/New-pope-named-harbors-anti-LGBT-stance/41956.html

From the Catholic right wing:

http://www.ncregister.com/blog/matthew-archbold/gay-groups-rush-to-label-new-pope-hateful-and-harsh

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/2996841/posts

Local

Boston, MA

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/03/13/cardinals-make-history-selec...

Chicago, IL

Chris Pett on WGN Radio and Sun Times http://wgnradio.com/2013/03/13/a-progressive-catholics-take-on-the-papal-election/

http://www.suntimes.com/18853067-761/gay-catholics-size-up-new-pope.html

Barbara Zeman http://www.my50chicago.com/story/21629160/outrage-over-chicago-

New Haven, CT

http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2013/03/14/news/doc51429c5976d05355830026.txt

San Francisco, CA

Paul Riofski on NBC affiliate http://www.nbcbayarea.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/Catholics-Have-Gender-Sexuality-Concerns-of-Pope/197986401

Seattle, WA.

Leo Egashira: http://www.king5.com/news/local/Gay--Lesbian-community-reacts-to-election-of-Pope-Francis-197926001.html

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/northwestvoices/2013/03/19/choice-of-pope-francis-may-mean-shift-for-catholic-church/

Washington, DC

Daniel Barutta on local CBS affiliate http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=248768

Equally Blessed

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/03/13/pope-francis-us-catholics-reform/1986115/

http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/blogs/bostonspirit/2013/03/lgbt_catholic_coalition_cautio.html

 

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