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Monthly News Bulletin
Volume 23, No. 12
December 2014

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Leo N. Egashira
Publications Committee Chair
DignityUSA Board of Directors 

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This month's highlights:

Advent is Upon Us by Lewis Tanner

Each year, December seems to go quicker than it did the year before. There are so many things to get done. The season is about preparing, from making gift lists to decorating the house, to making donations to favorite charities. It is important to take time out of the busy season to recharge spiritual batteries. Read more


DignityUSA Tells Congress: “Religious Exemptions Harm People and Catholics Don’t Support Them”

DignityUSA has been involved in a number of recent efforts to alert Congress to significant problems with efforts by US Catholic bishops to expand the number of people covered by “religious exemptions.” These exemptions exclude certain faith-affiliated institutions from laws providing protection from discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and health care coverage.  Read more


DignityUSA Is Calling YOU… by Lourdes Rodriguez-Nogues

Yes, you. We know that you have skills that DignityUSA can put to good use. Thus, we are calling on anyone who feels called to serve as a member of the DignityUSA Board. Read more


Our Savior, Pope Francis?  by Jim Smith

I hear a lot of hope these days from Dignity members across the country. Most of it is rooted in perceptions of Pope Francis. My fear is that those hopes will not be realized, and deep discouragement, cynicism, and separation from all things Catholic will take hold.  Read more


Dignity/New York commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance 

This year, the 16th International Transgender Day of Remembrance was held on November 20, 2014. Each November, Dignity/New York commemorates the Transgender Day of Remembrance during our liturgy.  Read more


Dignity/Washington News

Dr. Imani Woody opened Dignity Washington’s 2014-15 Lecture Series with a presentation on LGBT Elders Coming of Age at the Dignity Center on October 18.   Read more

 

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