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Catholic Bishops In United Kingdom Open Dialogue Before Synod On The Family

(This is an excerpt from an article written by Bob Shine of New Ways Ministry that was posted on Believe Out Loud.)

November 18, 2014- Such an open discussion is what is needed here in the United States, and it was exactly that kind of discussion that Equally Blessed, a coalition of Catholic groups that work for LGBT equality, asked of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) last week. Coalition members including Call To ActionDignityUSAFortunate FamiliesNew Ways Ministry, sent a letter to the conference last week in which they asked the bishops the following:

LGBT Groups Against ENDA's Religious Exemption

(Excerpt from a June 19 article from PrideSource)

The pro-LGBT Catholic group Equally Blessed, which includes Dignity/USA, New Ways Ministry and Chicago-based Call to Action, among others, wrote (on September 16, 2013) to senators in support of ENDA but at the same time, the coalition raised concerns about any religious exemptions.

Cordileone Defends Marriage March Speech

(Excerpt from Bay Area News article, June 19, 2014)

On Tuesday, local Catholic and faith community leaders delivered about 30,000 petitions to the San Francisco Archdiocese, urging Cordileone to cancel his speaking engagement.

Last weekend, local members of the grassroots group Equally Blessed handed out fliers in front of LGBT-friendly Catholic churches in San Francisco, alerting parishioners to the controversy and urging them to contact the archdiocese.

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