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News Archive (2006)

DignityUSA National Election Results

Washington, DC — DignityUSA is pleased to announce the results of the recent national election. The directors elected to the national board are:

  • Leo Egashira (Seattle, WA)
  • Joe Gallagher (Dayton, OH)
  • Lourdes Rodriguez-Nogues (Boston, MA), and
  • Mario Torrigino (San Francisco, CA).

They will begin their two year term on October 1, 2006. Also beginning two year terms in October are board-elected directors Lewis Tanner (New York, NY) and Tom Yates (Washington, DC).

DignityUSA and Dignity/Boston Decry Decision on Adoption

Contact Information: 

Debra Weill, DignityUSA

Boston, MA and Washington DC—The leaders of Dignity/Boston and DignityUSA, groups representing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics and allies, spoke out against pressure brought by Catholic leaders forcing an end to the involvement of Catholic Charities of Boston in adoption.

DignityUSA Responds to “Deus Caritas Est”

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Debbie Weill
202-861-0017 (office)
202-725-5894 (cell)

Pope Benedict XVI's first encyclical letter asks Church to extend true charity to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders

Washington, DC — DignityUSA applauds Pope Benedict’s vision of universal love and calls on the Church to extend God’s love and enlightened competent charitable service to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders.