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News Archive (2007)

Not All Catholics Decry Same-sex Bill

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Michael J. Nicosia, Chaplain/Representative

Dignity-Integrity/Rochester Responds to New York Roman Catholic Bishops’ Opposition to Same-sex Marriage Bill

Rochester NY—In the midst of Rochester’s annual celebration of Pride, it is particularly frustrating that the Roman Catholic Bishops of New York State have tried to negate the source of our pride yet again.  A few weeks ago they published an article in every Sunday bulletin in the diocese, “Catholics decry same-sex bill” (Catholic Couri

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Gay Catholics Deplore Decision of Archbishop Flynn to Forbid Mass for Conference on Homosexuality and Catholicism

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Sam Sinnett 
314 477-5798 (cell)     
800 877-8797

March 16, 2007 –  DignityUSA President Sam Sinnett sharply criticized the decision of Archbishop Harry Flynn of Minneapolis to forbid the celebration of Mass at an upcoming conference on homosexuality and Catholicism sponsored by New Ways Ministry, an organization that seeks to build bridges between the Catholic Church and the gay and lesbian community.  According to conference organizers, about half of the more than 500 registered conference attendees are priests or nuns, while the rest are mainly Catholic lay people involved in professional ministry or the parents of gay,