The Dignity/Washington board of directors is excited to announce a new form of outreach and support to LGBTQI/Ally Catholics near and far. Dignity/Washington plans to begin live-streaming their Mass on the second Sunday of each month using Facebook Live. This initiative was born out of feedback at the local and national level. As one of the most robust Dignity chapters, Dignity/Washington is excited to offer this gift to individuals unable to attend mass, including those without access to a local Dignity chapter, welcoming parish or other inclusive Catholic community.
December 17, 2019. Nearly 19 years after The Boston Globe’s explosive reporting on the extent of clergy sexual abuse and episcopal cover up sparked similar investigations around the world, Pope Francis has ordered an end to “pontifical secrecy.” These measures prevented reporting most abuse allegations to police or other civil authorities, and often imposed silence on victims receiving settlements from Catholic dioceses.